Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence. Abigail Adams
To be fond of learning is to be at the gate of knowledge. Chinese Proverb
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read. Mark Twain
With that said, "Welcome to my world."
Background data: 1971 graduate from Chester High (that's right, the Clipper Clappers, The High )
1975 graduate from Elizabethtown College: BA in English
Masters in Education from Temple and Penn State
Adjunct Professor at Temple University
Retired Ridley Field Hockey coach - spent 30 years trying to get the ball in the net
Taught at Ridley for 8.5 years; resigned to raise my two children (Adam and Mara)
Hired by Dr. Pladus to teach English in 1997
Presently: I am the instructor for the Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition course. I look at this position as another coaching opportunity; they have got to train to pass the test. I also teach the twelfth grade career sections. I am passionate about literature, old literature.
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