I am a freelance writer and editor specializing in education writing. My work has most recently appeared in The Nation, The Christian Science Monitor, PBS Newshour Online, the Hechinger Report, Scholastic Administrator, Harvard University Graduate School of Education’s Ed Magazine, Columbia University’s Dental Medicine and Teacher’s College’s TC Today. I have more than 25 years of experience as a reporter and writer with journalistic credits ranging from The New Yorker’s Goings on About Town section to stringing for U.S. News & World Report.
I began my career as a reporter in Anniston, Alabama and earned a master’s degree from Columbia School of Journalism before settling in New York City. Other places my byline has appeared include Family Fun, Family.Com, Working Woman, Women’s Wire, The New York Law Journal, The New York Times, Black Enterprise, Barnard Alumnae Magazine, Newsday and Smithsonian.
Below are some of my most recent pieces.