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
  • Waubonsee Community College - 2015-present
    • Adjunct Professor
      • MTH131 - Calculus With Analytic Geometry I
      • 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."