Specializing in English Language Arts and Reading

Ericka graduated from South Dakota State University with a degree in English Education and taught middle school and high school English/Language Arts classes for 11 years in Missouri, Iowa, and Minnesota.  In 2006, she earned her Master’s degree in Education with a Reading Specialist emphasis from Morningside College in Iowa.  During her teaching career, she was active in helping her districts institute PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports), NUA strategies (National Urban Alliance) and PLC’s (Professional Learning Communities).  It was through her work as a teacher and her role as a PLC district coach that she first utilized Performance Matters, which led to working for the company.