Phone: (610) 458-5324
Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. Business Administration, University of Richmond M.A. Elementary Education, College of William of Mary Reading Specialist Certification, Widener University
Beth is a Literacy Specialist at Pickering Valley Elementary School. Her prior teaching experience includes six years in second grade and two years in fifth grade all in Downingtown Area Schools. Beth also taught elementary school in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Beyond the classroom, Beth is a teacher advisor for Scholastic Reading Clubs. She writes teacher’s guides for popular children’s books, reviews books, and offers feedback on various projects. Beth is also an active member of the Chester County Reading Association and Keystone State Reading Association. Additionally, Beth participates in ARC-the Alumni Recruitment Committee- for the University of Richmond.
In her free time, Beth enjoys travelling with her family, attending her daughter’s dance performances, cheering her son on the golf course, reading, biking, and doing yoga.
Our Literacy Specialists monitor and strengthen the instructional program by providing literacy instructional support to teachers and direct instruction in literacy to select students. Our Literacy Specialists deliver professional development and coach teachers in effective literacy strategies.