Education: I graduated from Western Washington University with a Major in History and A Minor in Social Studies (2004). I received a Masters in Teaching from Evergreen State College (2006). I received an endorsement in Special Education from Seattle Pacific University (2009).
Employment: I have taught in the Onalaska School District since the fall of 2009 I teach special education (9-12) as well as world history. Prior to my teaching at Onalaska I did a one year, long term substitute teaching assignment in the Chehalis School District.
Extra Curricular: I am the Head Football Coach at Onalaska High School. I have coached football at Onalaska since 2009. As well, I have been the advisor to SAAD club and a Co-Chair of Success Academy.
Personal: I enjoy coaching, teaching, hanging out with friends, spending time at my Cabin on Hood Canal. I also love to watch sporting events. I was born and raised in Rochester Washington and Graduated from Rochester High School in 2000.
- “If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michaelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, 'Here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.”
Important Resources For Parents With Student With Special Needs
People with developmental disabilities and their families are valued citizens of the state of Washington. The Developmental Disabilities Administration strives to develop and implement public policies that will promote individual worth, self-respect, and dignity such that each individual is valued as a contributing member of the community.
WorkSource Lewis County is the place to go if you need a job or are trying to find a better job! We provide opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills and positive attitudes needed to reach your employment goals.
Reliable Enterprises is a community service organization that benefits and educates the developmentally disadvantaged.They educate and train people to assume their place in our community as worthy, useful, and productive citizens.
Beginning at least one year before reaching age 18, a student with special needs must be notified that all rights will be transferred to them at age 18 unless there is a guardianship or other determination that the student cannot make educational decisions. Guardianship Information is provided for any parent who feels that they need to become the guardian of their special needs students. This link takes you to Legal Aid Lewis County and points you in the right direction.
Office Hours: M-F 12:30p.m -1:23p.m.
Subjects: 0 hour: Weights
1st: World History
2nd: SDI Math
3rd: SDI ELA
4th: World History
7th: SDI Intervention
Important Football Resources