"Adjunct Writing Professor/Certified Teacher/Award-Winning Writer"
Iâ€™d been living in the New York metropolitan area, working a professional features writer and editor for some of the biggest magazines in the world, but Iâ€™d always wanted to teach. In the fall of 2001, I persuaded my editor in chief to allow me a flexible schedule so I could pursue my dream. I arrived for my first day as a part-time writing specialist at 8:30 am on September 11. By the end of the day, weâ€™d lost two parents from our school family, and I spent the year working with a counselo... ... More