Research Consultant / Career Coach
I come to Cedar Hill Prep with 16 years of experience in research design and experimentation. After receiving a Ph.D. in Organizational/Social Psychology from Rutgers University, I served as a consultant and also a project manager for several organizations. I also taught Calculus and other math courses at St. John’s University in Queens as well as Psychology at Rutgers, New Brunswick.
I am truly passionate about inspiring students to reach for the stars, to dream the “big dreams”. My students have often heard me say, “Never give up” and “Anything is possible”. I believe in providing students with a solid foundation in scientific experimentation. It’s fascinating to watch our young scientists ask questions and learn how to systematically go about answering those questions from an experimental standpoint. My goal is to have students gain an appreciation for experimental methodology that is rooted in scientific rigor.
Along with teaching research methods and experimentation, I will also be working with CHP students who are enrolled in the “Career Journey” exploration program. Students in this program gain valuable insight into their strengths, talents and interests by completing career focused assessments and working one-on-one to create a customized portfolio of “next steps”. The goal of this program is to not only help students define their future career interests but to also provide them with tangible “what’s next” action items.
Congratulations to our 8th grade students for your multiple acceptance letters to High School. We are so proud of you! In the Fall of 2019, our 8th grade graduates will be found on the campuses of Bishop Ahr, Delbarton School, Hotchkiss School, Hun School, Immaculata School, Lawrenceville School, Mercersburg Academy, Middlesex County Academy for Science, Mathematics and Engineering Technologies, The Peddie School, Pennington School, Pingry School, Princeton Day School, Punahou (Hawaii), Rutgers Preparatory School, St. Paul's School (NH), Stuart Country Day School, Union County Academy for Allied Health Sciences, The Wardlaw-Hartridge School.
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