Professional Background

Graduate of Panther Valley High School
Graduate of Penn State University - BS in Earth and Space Science
Graduate of East Stroudsburg University - MEd in Secondary Education, Principal Certification
Teaching Certificates in Earth and Space Science and Chemistry

Previous Work Experience
....1985 to 1995 : Atlas Powder Company / ICI Americas - Research Scientist
............................Awarded 3 U.S. Patents in Explosives
....1996 to 2006 ; Marisol Inc. (Hazardous Waste Facility) - Laboratory Manager
....2006 to present : Carbon Career and Technical Institute - Science Teacher



Personal Background

Married to Joe Farkas, Electronics Instructor at CCTI.
2 Daughters - Janelle, 2007 graduate of Palmerton High School / 2011 graduate of RPI with a BS in Industrial Engineering;
Jillian, 2011 graduate of Palmerton High School and 2015 graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a BS Aerospace Engineering.