Social Studies Teacher / ACC Adjunct Instructor
Iola High School Graduate 1989
20th Year of teaching Social Studies - 15th at Iola High School
15th Year as an Adjunct Instructor for ACC
Psychology of Learning Certificate – Emporia State University – 2019
MS.- Emporia State University - Education Leadership Prek - 12 (Building Level Certification) - 5/2014
MA.- Emporia State University - American History - 8/1998
BS.Ed - Pittsburg State University - Secondary (7-12) Social Studies - 5/2000
BA - University of Kansas - Slavic Languages and Literature - 5/1994
Began teaching career in 2000. I am in my 20th year of teaching Social Studies.
I have been in USD 257 for 16 years. I grew up in Iola and graduated from IHS in 1989.
2019-2020 Class Schedule:
*ACC courses are dual-credit.
Other Teaching Experiences:
I am married to my best friend. My wife Melanie and I met at KU and she is a Medical Technologist at NCRMH. We have a son who graduated from IHS in 2015 and currently attends the University of Kansas.
I am an avid sports fan. College football and college basketball make Saturday's in the fall the best time of year. My family and I like to travel. Our goal is to see every national park in the United States.