Mary’s experiences in the education field have included elementary classroom teaching in grades 3 and 5, working as an intervention/enrichment tutor, as an adjunct instructor in a community college, working with ESL students, and as a reading specialist in various states. She joined Step By Step Learning in 2008, and enjoys her role as an educational consultant, working with teachers and administrators to help struggling readers change their trajectory, and experience success.
A graduate of West Virginia University, Mary earned her MS in Elementary Education at the University of Akron, Ohio, with a concentration in Reading. She is certified to teach K-6 and K-12 as a Reading Specialist.
Mary lives near Pittsburgh and teaches exercise classes for women, enjoys sailing on Lake Arthur with her husband, and likes traveling to new places and having adventures.