4601 Central Avenue
Columbus, Indiana 47203
I have lived and worked in Columbus, IN my entire life. I taught second grade at St. Bartholomew School for 11 years. This position allowed me to pursue my love of children, teaching, and growing personally and professionally. While teaching, I obtained my Master's degree in School Counseling. My professional goals then led me into mental health where I worked as a case manager and life skills trainer at Centerstone, a behavioral, mental health center. During my time there, I began pursuing my Mental Health Counseling License and became a therapist at Centerstone, working with children and families. While reflecting on my own professional experiences, I realized that working with others to achieve their goals and to help someone reach their full potential is something that I am passionate about. As an Academic Advisor at IUPUC, I assist and collaborate with students so they can reach their goals and achieve successes.
Master of Science in Counselor and Counseling Education, IUPUI, May 2009
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Ball State University, May 1999
Licensure and Certifications
Mental Health Counseling License IUPUI, December 2015
Emotional Intelligence Assessment Certification September, 2014
NURS-B 104 Power Up: Strategies for Academic Success
Administrative & Service Responsibilities
Member, Core Advisory Council, IUSON at IUPUC
Member, RN to BSN Consortium Advising
Member, Professional Advisors Group
Member, Staff Council
Member, PACC Taskforce
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