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Civil and criminal defense litigator in Harrisburg, PA and Wilmington, NC (1986-1991).
Social studies teacher (grades 8-12) at Girard College, Philadelphia, while attending Temple University's Intern Teaching Program (1992-1993).
Social studies teacher (grades 11-12) at Edison-Fairera Skill Center, Frankford HS and Simon Gratz HS, School District of Philadelphia (1993-1999).
Social studies teacher (grades 9-12) at Hempfield Area HS, Hempfield Area School District, Greensburg, PA (1999-retired 2018)
Reinstated PA Law License and became Pennsylvania Department of Education Approved Act 48 Provider 2020.
BS Business Administration, Elizabethtown College 1982.
JD Duquesne University 1985
Masters Secondary Ed Temple University 1995
Married with three grown children.
State Chair of Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) Council for Teacher Training, Recruitment and Retention.
Retired public school teacher (music in grades K-12) from Edgewood School District (2 years) and Upper St. Clair School District (33 years)
Performing Arts Curriculum Leader (2006-2013) for the
Upper St. Clair School District
Presenter, author, blogger, and publisher of more than a dozen articles and 20 workshops/webinars on educator ethics.
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music (Viola) with University Honors (1977) and Master of Fine Arts in Music Education (1979) from
Married to fellow educator.