Reston, VA, 20191
Joined on March, 2016
Tues/Thurs after 10AM
Up to 15 minutes away at my regular hourly rate
Education>MA Communications (with honors), American University
>BS Economics/Business, Wagner College
>Executive Leadership Program, Georgetown University
>Participating Scholar, Bread Loaf Writers Conference
>Columnist of the Year, Suburban Newspapers Association
>Sports Column of the Year, Virginia Press Association
>Secondary School Teaching Certificate, VA and Fairfax County
>Presidential Scholar Advisor
Experience>High School English/Journalism/Creative Writing teacher--Fairfax County Public Schools (Retired). Worked with honors classes as well as basic classes and enjoyed all equally.
>Published Author (4 books) and award-winning journalist with hundreds of bylines
>Former Adjunct Professor, School of Communications, American University (Writing/Reporting)
>Former Adjunct Professor, George Mason University (English Dept.-Composition; Writing for Business)
>Editor for numerous publications/organizations
>More than 30 years of 1-1 tutoring/coaching in writing for secondary school students, college students, and business leaders
>Presenter at numerous conferences on writing, communications, and business
>I enjoy working 1-1 with students and business leaders on their writing, whether academic, creative, business, or marketing
Hobbies>I continue to develop my own writing--my latest collection of short stories was recently published, and I have several other ongoing writing projects of my own.
>My wife and I have worked with young people all of our adult lives, and it is most gratifying to have former students come back to communicate with us--sometimes to say thanks, and sometimes for assistance with a project of their own.
>Two of my published books were sports-related, and my wife and I are very active athletes. In addition, we are avid readers, sponsors of the arts, and fun-loving grandparents!
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