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Subjects Taught
AP Human Geography, Civics/Citizenship, United States History, World History

Education

I graduated from Kennesaw State University in 2001 with a B.S degree in Political Science / History minor. After a career in the legal field, I decided to begin my second career as a teacher.  I graduated with my Masters in Secondary Education from the University of Phoenix in 2010.



Experience

B.S. Political Science; M.A.Ed.

History & Geography Certification

Government Certification

AP Government & Politics Trained

AP Human Geography Trained

Involvement

Coached Mock Trial for 3 years

Sponsoring the Alexander Fishing Team



Bio

A Little About Me...


I am going into my 5th year on teaching at Alexander High School. I grew up in Cobb County and attended Campbell High School. *FUN FACT: I went to high school with and graduated a year after Julia Roberts.* I moved to and have been living in Paulding since 2001. I met my wonderful wife, Rebecca in August of 2014 and we married October of 2015. We honeymooned in the "happiest place on Earth"...Walt Disney World. 

 

I attended Kennesaw State University and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and then a Masters of Secondary Education degree from the University of Phoenix.

 

I had the best history and law teacher in high school. He loved the subject and loved teaching. He loved his students most of all and got involved in their lives, including mine. After having him as my teacher and mentor in 9th grade I knew the type of teacher I wanted to become. It is a goal I strive for everyday.




My Interests

Football: GO DAWGS!!

Baseball: I am a huge Braves fan and have loved the sport of baseball since I was a kid.

Reading: Nonfiction, mostly American history and politics.

Movie: Saving Private Ryan...although my wife would tell you it would be the Disney/Pixar film "UP" (she has been rapidly turning me into just as much of a Disney-nerd as she is)

I am the FishingTeam Coach here at Alexander High School. Yes! I said Fishing Team. We have a great team and we place in the top 5 every year in every tournament  we attend.  We have the largest team in the state and we are looking forward to a fantastic year.