Elaine serves as the student teaching supervisor for the senior level students at Penn State Berks. The students she supervises are placed in two schools within the Reading School District. She teaches "Issues in Education" and co-teaches "Student Teaching Seminar". Prior to joining the Penn State Berks faculty, Elaine worked extensively in the state of Florida spending the majority of her educational career within the Pinellas County School System where she served as an elementary school principal for thirteen years. She also served as an elementary curriculum specialist and as an elementary classroom teacher.