- First Name
- Last Name
- My job at K12 is:
- Director of Instructional Design, emphasis on K12 Math and Science
- I have worked here for
- My family is comprised of:
- My wife Anne, daughter Catherine (21), and son Patrick (15). I live in the beautiful Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia not far from K12 headquarters in Herndon, VA. For a person interested in science the state of West Virginia is like a wonderland!
- I am passionate about my job:
…because education is the sunlight and water that allows human beings to grow. Arguably there is no better way to improve the world than to improve the quality of education. With technology innovations of the past generation, we are at a unique, important time in which this goal can be accomplished!
- My educational background includes
A degree in Mathematics from Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA, and many post-graduate credits in Astronomy, Meteorology and Geology.
- My professional background includes
17 years of classroom teaching physics, other science and math and working as a NASA educational consultant.
- On weekends I like to
Play games (Chess, Madden 2010, NBA2K), watch live sporting events, coach basketball, follow my favorite sports teams, blog, exercise, geek out on advancements in science and mathematics, travel.
- Other sites and blogs I follow include
- My favorite food is
- Mexican and spicy.
- I blog or participate on other folks' blogs because
- We are all here to help each other. Blogs give me an opportunity to take away lots of valuable information and hopefully contribute some things that are valuable to others