About Me

EDUCATION

  • BS in Honors Chemistry - Purdue University - 5/2004

  • BS in Chemical Education - Purdue University - 5/2005

  • MA in Educational Leadership - Concordia University - 8/2007

  • MA in Mathematics - Aurora University - 6/2011

  • Doctorate of Education in Learning Design & Leadership - University of Illinois-Urbana, Champaign - 2020

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Jefferson Middle School - 2005-2011

    • Math/Science Teacher - 8th grade

    • Science Department Head

  • CT River Academy - 2011-2013

    • Math/Science/Computer Science Teacher

    • Instructional Technologist

  • Goodwin College - 2012-2013

    • Adjunct Professor - MA 186 - Precalculus

  • Huntley High School - 2013-2014

    • Science Department Chair

    • Chemistry Teacher - 10th grade

  • Batavia High School - 2014-present

      • Math/Chemistry/Computer Science Teacher

        • AP Calculus 1

        • Intermediate Algebra

        • Advanced Algebra

        • Chemistry

        • AP Computer Science A

        • AP Computer Science Principles

        • Intro to Computer Science

  • Waubonsee Community College - 2015-present

    • Adjunct Professor

      • MTH131 - Calculus With Analytic Geometry I

      • MTH132 - Calculus With Analytic Geometry II

      • MTH211 - Calculus for Business and Social Science

      • MTH107 - Introduction to Statistics

FAVORITE TEACHER QUOTES

  • "When students know why they are doing something, they do better at it."

  • "Foolish leaders believe pointing out what went wrong inspires people to do better. You can’t condemn and inspire at the same time."