Deb has 16 years teaching experience. She began her career as a 2nd grade teacher, but quickly discovered that she was most passionate about language development. After earning her Master's Degree with an endorsement in ESL, she accepted an elementary ESL teaching position, and worked with K-6 English language learners at all stages of language development. She has also taught ESL endorsement classes at a local college, and she's presented inservices that focus on ELL strategies and student engagement. She was introduced to TpT in 2012, and started selling her resources that fall. The past two years she has been a full-time TpT author.