A. I was born in Washington, DC. However, I grew up on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in the small, rural town of Marydel.
Q. How did you become a social worker?
A. I obtained a master's degree in social work over 20 years ago at Howard University.
Q. What's a typical day for you at Langley?
A. Each day varies for me at Langley depending on the students' needs for that day. There are a number of students that receive direct behavioral support on a weekly basis. Outside of those students, I provide intervention for all students with any type of social or emotional need.
Q. What types of problems do you help solve?
A. I help students with building positive peer relationships, conflict resolution, peer mediation, character development, grief/loss issues, coping skills and address any basic need that interferes with the student's ability to learn.
Q. How can families get in touch with a school social worker?
A. I am available daily from 8:00 am - 3:30 pm. Arrangements to meet outside of those time may be scheduled.
Q. What do you love best about your job?
A. I absolutely love working with children. I look forward to interacting with them, talking to them about the important things in their lives and trying to make a positive impact everyday.