I have 17 years of successful science teaching in southwestern ND. I have taught at Bowman, Scranton, and South Heart Public Schools. I started my administrative career in Hettinger as Secondary Principal in 2015 and became Superintendent of HPS in 2017.
Dickinson State University
B.S. Biology Education – 1997
B.S. Composite Science Education – 1997
Western Governors University
M.A. Biology Education – 2007
M.S. Educational Leadership – 2016
Elementary Principal Credential EP01
Effective Date: 6/22/2017 Expires: 8/25/2019
Superintendent Credential ADP2
Effective Date: 5/30/2017 Expires: 6/30/2019
Secondary Principal Credential SP01
Effective Date: 6/9/2016 Expires: 8/25/2019
Philosophy of Education:
"My philosophy of education is based on the fundamental principles of: differentiated curriculum, student engagement and facilitated instruction utilizing research-based instruction."
Personal Goals for HPS:
1. Create a learning environment that fosters diverse learning styles and timelines.
2. Utilize assessment results from multiple tools to set personalized student goals and learning objectives.
3. Engage students in innovative learning opportunities to prepare students to become successful in career, college, and military options.