Professional and Industry Memberships

  • Association of Independent Publishing Professionals, member
  • Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, member
  • Editorial Freelancers Association, 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, writing books for children, editing books for children, working with indie authors, picture book editing, and book mapping
  • Attendance at SCBWI conferences
  • Ongoing professional development as a member of several online editorial and writing communities
  • Presenter, Women in Publishing Summit


  • Bachelor of Arts degree, English and Spanish
  • Master of Arts degree, Teaching K-6
  • Certified teacher with elementary and ELL endorsements
  • Additional post-graduate studies