Degrees and Certifications:
BA, Secondary Education, Western Michigan University (1999) MA, Secondary Education, Eastern Michigan University (2003)
I have been teaching math at Franklin High School since January 2000. I received my Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Mathematics Education from Western Michigan University in 1999 and my Master's Degree in Secondary Mathematics Education from Eastern Michigan University in 2003. During my teaching career at Franklin I have been very involved in the school. I served as Head Girls Varsity Track & Field coach from 2000-2016, Head Girls Varsity Cross Country coach from 2002-2018, and School Improvemet co-chair from 2003-2007. At the disctrice level, I have served on numerous curriculum development committees for mathematics. Starting in the 2019-2020 school year, I will be the mathematics department chairperson at Franklin. In the math department, I have taught numerous courses, including Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus, AP Calculus, and IB Mathematical Studies SL. I have taught AP Calculus since the 2001-2002 school year, and been an IB teacher since the 2011-2012 school year.
A little about me, I am married with two kids. My wife Julie is a math teacher at Stevenson, and my two sons Tyler (10) and Ryan (8) attend Webster and Buchanan Elementary respectively. In my spare time I enjoy running, swimming, reading, and spending time with my family. My sons keep me busy with their sports and other activities.