PhD in Higher Education Leadership, Management and Policy. Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ. Currently at a dissertation stage. Degree expected May 2018  

M.A. in Education Leadership, Management and Policy. Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ.  Degree conferred in May, 2013

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language and Literature. Magna Cum Laude, Kean University, Union, NJ. Degree conferred in May, 2005   

NJ DOE Teacher of Spanish Standard Certificate

NJ DOE Supervisor Certificate                                                                                   


Professional Organizations

  • Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education
  • Phi Delta Kappa Education Honor Society
  • The Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education - ACMHE
  • New Jersey Education Association
  • The European Higher Education Society – EAIR
  • American Educational Research Association- AERA


Proficient in MS Office Suite, Google Apps, Administrator’s Plus, OnCourse, Blackboard.
Exceptional communication and presentation skills
Superior analytical skills
Fluency in Spanish and Russian


Hollis. L. Caswell Laureate Scholarship for Doctoral Students. July 2017

2016-2017 Professional Development KDP Chapter Program Award for Mindfulness in the Classroom Workshop. June 2017

Kappa Delta Pi Classroom Teacher Grant. January 2017

Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching. USA to Chile. 2016-2017

Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society in Education President Award. June 2016

Experiential Education Award. Seton Hall University. May 2013                                                                                                   

Community Involvement

  • Kappa Delta Pi International Society in Education. Chapter President. June 2015- June 2017
  • Locks of Love Hair drive volunteer, Bernards Township Community Center. May 2015
  • Children’s book drive, Bernards Townships Schools. December 2014
  • La Resistencia! Movement in Honduras (virtually). My students collected monies and sent to Honduras. Little Ferry Public Schools. March, 2012.
  • Tapas Night Celebration volunteer, Bernards Township Schools. April 2013, 2014, 2015.
  • Back to School Night volunteer translator, North Plainfield Schools. September 2012.

International travel experiences

Europe: Switzerland, Ireland, England, Estonia, Lithuania, Austria, Germany, Ukraine, Russia
South and Central America: Costa Rica, Peru, Chile, Argentina
Asia: India, Nepal, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam