Position: Financial Wellness Advocate
Department: St. Lawrence Community Services
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Debbie came to us with a B.S. in General Psychology and a M.S. in Experimental Psychology as a graduate of Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. She has worked as a substitute teacher in upper Michigan for grades K-12, including special ed, and at Sacred Heart in L’Anse Michigan teaching in a multiple classroom environment. She has also taught psychology at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau.
Before starting her new position as the Project Step Up Coordinator, she was employed as a Sexual Assault Advocate. She also did volunteer work counseling victims of domestic violence and abusers and helped with special events at a local animal shelter. Prior to her academic tenure, Debbie has owned her own heating and air conditioning business and worked as a Realtor Associate in the Detroit area. She likes helping people and animals and loves spending time with children who are her favorite kind of people. What she prizes most highly, however, is her relationship with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ whom she loves with all of her heart.