Teaching Experience

    • Earned B.S. Degree from the University of Iowa in May, 1997

    • Certified subject areas: Social Science, Health, and Physical Education 

    • Taught at H.H. Conrady Jr High since 1999-2000; full-time Oct., 2000

    • Earned Master of Arts Degree at St. Xavier University in May, 2005

    • Earned IL Teacher Endorsement for Teaching & Leadership Nov., 2009 

    • Earned IL Teacher Endorsement in English Language Learning Nov., 2018


    School Involvement

    • Started the MERIT club in the 2010-2011 School Year.

    • Coaching basketball teams since the 2003-2004 season 

    • Coaching soccer teams since the 2009-2010 season.

    • Standing member of the Conrady Jr. High PBIS Committee

    • Mentoring non-tenured teachers since the 2001-2002 school year. 


    Personal Note

    • Interests are genealogy, woodworking, sports, drawing, poetry, cards

    • Married in Orland Park, IL in July, 2002.

    • Inherited family farm in Breathitt, Kentucky in October, 2015

    • Became a dad in Mar., 2019 to a baby girl, Cammie