Chair, Department of Elementary Education
Interests include gardening, tennis, reading mysteries, watching St. Louis Cardinals play baseball, and gourmet cooking.
- Member of the International Reading Association (IRA)
- Member of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCATE)
- Member of the Association of Childhood Education International (ACEI)
- Serve each year on panel of teacher educators at the South Carolina Reading Association (SCIRA) Conference.
- Ph.D. Reading Education University of Georgia
- M.Ed. Reading Education Clemson University
- M.A. British History University of Tennessee
- B. A. English University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNC-G)