Experience and Education

Work Experience in Education:

Secondary Science Teacher, SLPS 2006-2012
Science Department Chair, SLPS 2007-2012
Standardized Test Tutor and Instructor, 2012-present

Teaching Certifications:

General Science 5th Grade – 12th Grade
Chemistry 9th Grade – 12th Grade
Mathematics 9th Grade – 12th Grade
AP Environmental Science Certified
AP Chemistry Certified


Book Chapter – “Children Exposed to Community Violence” in Supporting and Educating Traumatized Students: A Guide for School-Based Professionals. Oxford University Press. 2013. Editors Eric Rossen and Robert Hull.

Community Involvement:

Shaw Neighborhood Improvement Association Member 2012-present
Shaw Neighborhood Accountability Board 2015-present
Shaw Conversations Committee Member 2015-present

Other Work Experience:

Tax Professional, H&R Block 2004-2016
Enrolled Agent, IRS 2011-2016


B.S. Chemistry – Butler University
Teacher Certification, Secondary Education – SIUE
M.Ed. Mental Health Practices in Schools – University of Missouri

Paid for by Dorothy Rohde Collins