I had a long career in the book business and then decided to return to the University and finish my degree in Art History. In the last 3 years my studies have taken me to live in Italy and Bulgaria. My passions in life are art, art history, photography, travel, writing, reading, poetry, playing the violin and speaking Italian.
I assisted in a grade school classroom at a Navajo Indian Mission School for 3 years. I volunteered in a classroom for special needs individuals at a training facility. I wrote and taught social skills, anger management, daily living skills and behavioral management skills to special needs individuals for 22 years.
Private Client, Personal Support Worker
2015 - Present
I teach daily living skills, cooking, anger management techniques, time management, budgeting, writing, reading, basic math, computer, community safety.
Borders Books and Music, Inventory Manager
2000 - 2010
I managed the inventory system, inventory team and loss prevention. I also facilitated author events, children's events and special orders.
Teaching Research, Program Manager
1989 - 1999
I taught daily living skills, behavioral management techniques, anger management techniques. I wrote behavioral and skill programs for staff to conduct and supervised staff.