I have always loved to explore "the way things work." Science provides a portal into the natural world and I love sharing what I know of the natural world. In my opinion, science education involves igniting a spark of wonder and inquiry.
Adjunct Instructor, Student Teacher/Intern Supervisor, and Interim Director of Secondary Education (2012-2013) at Colorado College since 2008.
High School Science Teacher - 16 years
- Department Chair
- Co-founder Southwest Studies Program - Air Academy High School, Colorado Springs, CO
- Visiting Teacher in Northern New South Wales Schools, Australia, 2002
- Teacher of the Year - Air Academy High School
Middle School Science Teacher - 7 years
- Science Olympiad Coach
- Teacher of the Year - Eagleview Middle School
College Board Consultant - 10 years
Environmental/Outdoor Education - 8 years
Activities & Interests
Bird Banding Educator and Biological Field Science - Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory and Chico Basin Ranch
Palmer Land Trust - Board of Trustees 2009-2013, Stewardship Committee Chair
Pikes Peak Quality of Life Indicators
National Association of Biology Teachers
Denver Museum of Nature and Science
"Take Home Science Modules," co-author. 24 free standing curricular units to support kit-based sceince in local school districts. WonderQuest, Inc. 1995-98
"Integrating Technology in the Classroom: the use of Lego Logo," 1990. Article for local educational technology journal.
ED474: Content Methods for Secondary Educators - Science
M.A.T., Colorado College, Integrated Natural Sciences
Colorado Teacher Certification, Colorado State University, Secondary Science
B.S., Colorado State University, Forestry and Natural Resources