I grew up in Southwestern Ohio before moving to Iowa in 2008. I taught in Iowa from Fall 2008-Spring 2013, I taught in Texas from Fall 2013-Spring 2015, and I have taught at Grand Meadow since Fall 2015. I have my Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in English from Marietta College in Ohio, my Masters of Education with an Emphasis in English from Southwest Minnesota State University, and an additional 18 credit hours of Communications from Minnesota State University - Moorhead. The courses I teach at Grand Meadow include English I, American Literature, World Literature, and the College Now courses English 151 (Academic Writing), Literature 120 (Human Diversity), and Communications 110 (Public Speaking).
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email or stop-in during my available hours. I am available before school from 7:30-8:00 AM, and after October I will be available Monday-Thursday from 3:10-4:00 PM and Fridays from 3:10-3:30. I can usually stay later if needed with advance notice.
One project, essay or test may be revised with no penalty within one week of the assignment being returned per semester.
Students should resubmit through Google Classroom.
No revisions on homework will be accepted.
Students may turn in two late assignments per semester without a penalty.
All late assignments need to be turned in within one week of the due date.
Late assignments will be entered as Missing (M), and if it is not turned in within one week, the grade will be permanently changed to zero.
Late assignments will be graded as time permits.
Any late assignments beyond the first two will remain a zero (0%).
There is a paper to fill out in the classroom to submit late work. If the form is not filled out, the late work will not be graded.
Communications and Human Diversity
No assignments will be accepted late. One assignment may be revised during the semester.
Individual exceptions may be considered if students contact me no less than 48 hours prior to the due date. Not
completing any of the four major course assignments results in failure of the course. Absence from class does
not preclude you from due dates, nor do computer problems. Be prepared; keep copies of work in multiple