I am a dedicated professional focused on student success with 30 years of experience in the field of Education. My undergraduate degree was in English with a minor in Psychology. I earned a Master of Science degree in Educational Psychology, focusing on counseling adolescents and adults in the areas of mental health, career, and academics. At the higher education level, I held the following positions: Area Coordinator for Residence Life, Personal and Academic Counselor, Director of Career Services, Director of the Academic Center for Excellence, Director of College Counseling, Career Counselor, Director of Career Planning, and currently serving in the role of College Counselor at the Arizona College of Nursing - Tampa. I am also a Nationally Certified Counselor with the National Board of Certified Counselors, a Certified Wellness and Health Coach, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor – Intern, and a Certified Online Instructor. I take a holistic approach in assisting students to be successful in their academic and career pursuits.
i am an avid reader of both fiction and non-fiction literature and belong to two book clubs. i also enjoy spending time with my family which includes two pets: a dog and a cat.
coaching, counseling, teaching, public speaking, soft skills promoter, high use of technology, innovation/creativity