Marie is a certified K-8 teacher in Ontario with a private practice in remedial reading at The Reading Room, now located in her home in Colborne, Ontario.
She has trained in the remedial PhonoGraphix Program with Read America, the children’s Discover Reading Program in Calgary, and the Association Method for Language Deficient Children.
As a reading/writing specialist, Marie has worked with many children teaching them reading, writing, and spelling skills that have greatly enhanced their abilities to read and work at grade level in their classrooms.
In the autumn of 2021, Marie released “Grammy’s Mittens,” a children’s Christmas story about love and loss. It is available in Volume 3 of the Canadian, online magazine Cloud Lake Literary .
Marie’s poetry has won awards in the Cramahe Library’s poetry contests. Winning entries can be read under Writing.