Degrees and Certifications:
I graduated from Johnson High School, St. Paul, MN, in 1992, and received my Master's in School Counseling from the University of WI-River Falls in 1998. I have been working in St. Paul Public Schools since that time. I interned at Central H.S., then worked at the Hubbs Center adult program, Como Park H.S., Arlington H.S. Creative Arts before coming to LEAP.
I worked as a Youth Diversion Worker for first-time offender Southeast Asian youths for Lao Family Community of Minnesota, from 1996-1998. Prior to that, I was a Family Planning Educator for Model Cities Health Clinic where I educated Hmong couples on contraceptive methods and family planning in general.