I grew up in small town Burke, SD. My parents, Mark and Jane, still live there today. I have two brothers, Luke and Josh, who both currently reside and attend school in Sioux Falls. I graduated from Burke High School in 2009. I then attended and graduated from The University of Sioux Falls in 2014 with a Bachelors of Science in Biology, and a Bachelors in Secondary Education. I spent a year substitute teaching in the Sioux Falls School District during the 2014-15 school year. I am now teaching Biology, Biology 2, Physical Science, Chemistry, and Chemistry 2 here at Gettysburg High School.
I believe as a scientist and a teacher it is my responsibility to challenge and support my students, in pursuit of three learning goals: