Professional Membership

  • Association of Independent Publishing Professionals, member

Industry Membership

  • Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, member

Editorial Training, Experience, and Professional Development

  • Copyediting certificate, University of California, San Diego Extension Program
  • Assistant Math Editor for major educational publisher
  • Further studies in fiction editing and writing books for children
  • Attendance at SCBWI conferences
  • Ongoing professional development as a member of several online editorial and writing communities


  • Bachelor of Arts degree, English and Spanish
  • Master of Arts degree, Teaching K-6
  • ELL endorsement
  • Additional post-graduate studies