Degrees and Certifications:
Kindergarten to 5th Grade Technology
Bachelors in Elementary Education from WMU with endorsements of Math/Science and Art Education.
Masters Degree in Educational Technology from WMU.
After receiving my teaching degree in 1996, I taught Elementary Art in Godfrey-Lee public schools and substituted until 1998.
I began teaching 3rd grade at G-A in the fall of '98, and have worked with 3rd and 2nd grade students until 2002. Since then, I've been the Primary and Intermediate Art Teacher.
This year, I am the Primary building Technology Teacher.
I have lived in the West Michigan area nearly all of my life. I grew up in small rural town north of Grand Rapids and went to high school and community college in Grand Rapids.
I finished my bachelors degree and masters degree at Western Michigan University. I have lived in the Kalamazoo area since college and have raised a family with my wife Lisa in Portage.