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- OAKE Affiliated Chapter
DMA - Shenandoah University 1999
MME - Florida State University 1989
Kodaly Certification from James Madison University 2007
Preschool - Doctoral students - general music, band, and choir. Students with disabilities.
I have presented at international, national, divisional, chapter, and local conferences, seminars, and workshops.
Areas of Expertise
Students with disabilities
Students who are at risk
Intercultural Knowledge and Competence
I have spent a great deal of time immersed in Social Emotional Learning experiences. My area of research and writing intersects with the definition below of intercultural knowledge and competence. My work is to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of education and music making.
Virginia Music Educators Association - President Elect (current)
Division of the Arts for the Council for Exceptional Children, President (current)
Member at Large for OAKE (2017-2020)
Teaching Students with Special Needs: A Label Free Approach - 2017
Teaching Students with Autism - 2020
Teaching Students with Special Needs: A Practical Resource - 2017
Winding it Back - 2015