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. Since 2019-2020, I have been the mathematics department chairperson. In the math department, I have taught numerous courses, including Algebra 1, Algebra 1B, Algebra 2, Algebra 2B, Pre-Calculus, AP Calculus, and IB Mathematical Studies SL. I have taught AP Calculus since the 2001-2002 school year and am very proud of our yearly AP Exam success.
A little about me, I am married with two children. My wife Julie is a math teacher at Stevenson, and my two sons Tyler (11) and Ryan (9) 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.