Monique is originally from Oklahoma and has also taught in California and Washington State. She is currently a doctoral candidate and holds a Masters of Education in Educational Leadership from American College of Education and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Education from Northeastern State University. Monique holds secondary mathematics teaching certifications in Washington State, Oklahoma, Michigan, and Illinois. She also holds administrator (principal, central office, superintendent) certifications in Washington State, Michigan, and Illinois.
Monique is a daring culturally responsive STEM Leader possessing the “Skill and Will” necessary to lead the brave work and tough conversations around creating equitable access to STEM Education for all learners especially those learners furthest from Educational Justice. Monique is a multi-state certified (former NBCT) Secondary Mathematics Teacher and instructional leader with 30 years of experience in K-12 teaching and administration. She is a Nationally Certified STEM Team Leader.
As a paid consultant, she has been contracted by Nationally Recognized School District to create STEM Project-Based Learning Curriculum Materials. Also, she is a Level 1 Google Certified Teacher. She has extensive experience delivering remote instruction using Zoom, Moodle, Google Classroom, and Canvas. She has served students and teachers in traditional public schools, charter public schools, and private schools.
Monique taught middle school and high school mathematics for 23 years and has served the past 7 years as a high school and middle school assistant principal and elementary principal. Her strengths include facilitating effective professional learning communities, professional development training, quantitative and qualitative data analysis, evidence-based instructional strategies, family and community engagement, supporting early educators, and secondary mathematics instruction.