Ph.D. Western Michigan University, 2012

Areas of Study: English Education, Young Adult Literature, Teacher Education, Teacher Professional Development, State Standards Implementation

Selected Publications

“Technology, the Common Core State Standards, and School Budgets: A RecipeFor Necessary Innovation.” *The Next Digital Scholar: A Fresh Approach to the Common Core Standards in Research and Writing. *July 2014.

“Interpretive Freedom and the CCSS.” *Language Arts Journal of Michigan.* Winter 2013.

“Using Standards as an Opportunity for Teacher Reflection.” *Language Arts Journal of Michigan.* Fall 2011.

“Building a Community for Migrant Education Services through Family Literacy and Farm Worker Outreach.” *The Tapestry Journal.* 1.1 (2009): 30-39.

“Deconstructing Instructor Comments on Conventions.” *Writing Beyond the Rules.* Ed. Joyce Walker. Plymouth: Hayden-McNeil, 2009. 97-101.