Awards & Grants

2009-2010 I was awarded The Michigan Council for History Education's Teacher of the Year Award (Nominated by Dr. Jim McConnell). On November 4, 2009 I presented at the MCHE conference a lesson on using primary sources for the Library of Congress.  
Click here to see the lesson on analyzing primary source advertisements from Michigan.
I have published a webpage for MCHE containing all of the lessons created under a grant from the Library of Congress on using primary source documents.

December/January 2009-2010  "The Mailbox" magazine published an idea I submitted!
2008-2009  I wrote for a grant from Target and they have awarded our Elms Road Elementary third grade classes $800 towards our field trip expenses to Crossroads Village!