I earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in elementary education from Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida, and a Master of Arts Degree in Christian Education with childhood education specialization from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in New Orleans, Louisiana.
I have ministered as Children-Family Minister in Louisiana, Florida, Alabama, and Delaware. I am currently Preschool Director at a church weekday preschool center. I serve as a children’s worship volunteer leader and teacher at my church on Sunday.
I taught as adjunct faculty and have worked as a children’s ministry consultant for a private Christian college in Birmingham, Alabama, to help them reorganize their program.
I have taught as lead teacher at an early childhood learning center. I brought in extra activities and events to the school to introduce the early childhood preschool students to community helpers and others within the community. I invited a popular television news anchor to visit the school. I invited public school system administrators to visit and read books to the students to establish a connection and partnership in the early education field. I had the governor and lieutenant governor read books to preschool students via Skype.
I invited a US Congressman to visit the ‘I Love America’ themed preschool graduation ceremony and received letters from a now former president and first lady and governor and his wife (they were currently in office at the time of the graduation).
I participated in an expert interview by Children’s Ministry Academy to help teach and train their students in the children’s ministry certificate program.
I serve as a peer reviewer for National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
I serve as mentor to other early education professionals across the country.
Group Publishing’s Children’s Ministry Magazine September/October 2009 issue.
Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware‘s State Missions publication Fall 2009.
Children’s Ministry Think Tank answering children’s ministry questions.
I have written children’s ministry articles for Kidmin1124.
Savannah Goes to Children’s Worship – An illustrated children’s book to help guide preschoolers as they transition from church preschool classes to school-aged children’s worship groups
The Multi-Colored Promise – An illustrated children’s book retelling the Genesis story of Noah and the flood
I have a third illustrated children’s book on the Fruit of the Spirit yet to be published.