2007 — Master's Degree in Educational Leadership, GVSU
1992  — Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies with minor in Biology, Olivet College 
Teaching Experience
1998-Present   Grandville High School
  • U.S. History, Honors World History and Biology
  • Member of school district curriculum alignment team (both social studies and science)
1995-1998  Eaton Rapids High School
  • American History, Economics and College Prep Biology
  • Involvement in designing the economics program for ERHS, as well as member of the district's social studies curriculum alignment team
Additional Professional Activities at Grandville 
1998-2011  GHS Head Wrestling Coach (1998-2009)
  • Teams appeared in the MHSAA final four in 2001 & 2002; MHSAA State Runner-Up in 2003
1998-2010, 2014  Assistant Football Coach
  • Worked with the youth and varsity programs
2008-Present   Athletic Events Manager
  • All three seasons, with both boys and girls sports
Other Professional Activities
  • Coached both football and wrestling at two other school districts, working the varsity, sub-varsity and youth levels