Happy Summer & My Extended Vacation

As we begin the 4th of July weekend, the traditional start of summer, I think about how my “summer” actually got a head start back in May. I decided to write this post to explain my absence from blogging and social media for the better part of May and June . .¬†. and to kick …

2017 Finalist for STEM Teacher of the Year

This post is a little overdue. I just noticed that it was sitting un-posted in my WordPress drafts folder from May. Oops! Better late than never ūüôā I’m honored to be¬†recognized as a finalist for the 2017 STEM Teacher of the Year by the Hall at Patriot Place.¬†Even though I wasn’t selected in the end, …

2017 MassSaves Summit

This post is coming online a little later than I intended, but better late than never! I attended the¬†Statewide Summit on Financial Capability (MassSaves Summit) at Worcester State University two weeks ago. The summit brought together professionals from many industries, including banking, community organizations, education, and public agencies to work towards the common goal of …

NBEA Conference in Chicago

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend my first NBEA (National Business Education Association) conference. This year’s conference was held in downtown Chicago at the Marriott on the Magnificent Mile. What a great chance to connect with other business educators and learn! Although I was only able to stay for 2 days, I took …

Annual MBEA Conference

Last Friday, I had the opportunity to present at the annual Massachusetts Business Educators Association conference. I presented a double session on STEM and business integration by setting up a STEM playground! Teachers were able to test out my STEM tools and to learn how I integrate these important materials and skills into my business …

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