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Ph.D. Educational Leadership/Systems Union Institute & University Cincinnati, Ohio

National Board Certification Early Adolescent English Language Arts Rochester, New York

Master of Arts Speech Communication Behavior, State University of New York @ Brockport

Bachelor of Arts Secondary English Education Barber-Scotia Presbyterian College Concord, North Carolina


Flaum Eye Institute support group facilitator and coach –  years


Certified Evocative Coach – Center for School Transformation – 2015

Veteran urban educator – 30+ years

Founding Fellow – Institute of Coaching Professional Association – 5 years

Instructional, leadership, and personal coaching – 15 years

Participant in invitation-only Institute of Coaching Leadership Forums – Cambridge, MA – 2013, New York City – 2014, Toronto, ON CA – 2015


National Board Certified Teacher since 2000.

Coach to educators, community leaders & independent business owners – 15 years

Certified in America’s Choice School Design in Ramp-Up to Secondary Literacy – 2005.

Honored as pioneer in portfolio based standards assessment by the NCEE – National Center on Education and the Economy and the New Standards Project in 2002.


If you, your team, or your organization is interested in exploring further the deliverables of PathMark Innovations, call 585-348-8196 or email

  • Inspiring poetry and storytelling
  • Coaching for individual leaders/executives
  • Equipping for critical reflection
  • Facilitating change leadership
  • Mentoring for developing speakers and writers