Meet theMCIS Teaching Team
College/University Attended:M.S. Concordia University (Ann Arbor), Curriculum and Design
B.S. University of Michigan, Physics Major, Math Minor, Teaching Certificate Physics/Math
Focus: Integrated Science and Critical Thinking Critic
Years Teaching: 8
I'm married to my wonderful wife Lindsay, and we live with our two dogs, Wymmsy and Sula. In 2016 we welcomed our son into the world. In my free time I enjoy reading and following sports. For the past 4 years, I have served as the Varsity Girls Basketball Coach at Milan High School. I am excited to share my experiences and the philosophy behind the Milan Center for Innovative Studies, team teaching, and our project based model.
- Bachelor's - Eastern Michigan University, Math Major, English Minor.
- Master's - Marygrove College (Detroit), Curriculum & Instruction
Focus: English Lead and iMovie Wizard
Years Teaching: 8
I also enjoy video editing, photography, graphic design, personal development, helping others, being active in my local nutrition club and loving on my dog, Seylah, my kittens, Figaro & Nomie, and my horse, Hudson.
- B.A. Northwestern University, Economics;
- Teaching Certificate, Eastern Michigan University;
- Master of Information Science and Learning Technologies,
University of Missouri
Focus: Government Lead and Gimp Master
Years Teaching: 13 Years
In my spare time I enjoy coaching my son's baseball team and watching my daughter swim competitively. I also like to read, swim and run. My amazing wife, Julie, is my go to person for just about everything and my best friend. We've been married for 23 years!
-University of Michigan (Flint)
-Marygrove College (current)
Focus: Integrated Science and Mathematics
Years Teaching: 2 Years
I am a hobbyist beekeeper who loves kayaking, camping, and all things outdoorsy. My husband and I have been blessed with a beautiful little farm and two adorable kids (goats) Cupcake and Sprinkle.
Bachelor's degree in History from Binghamton University in Binghamton, NY; Master's degree in Inclusive Adolescent
Education from Nazareth College in Rochester, NY
Focus: Teacher Consultant and Curriculum Mod-Queen
Years Teaching: 8 Years
Other Info: I am originally from New York, but I very much enjoy living in my adopted state. I have a wonderful husband, Erich, and two beautiful sons, Warren and Isaac, who keep life interesting! I love to read, practice calligraphy, and sometimes I don't hate gardening. Education is very important to me--I love teaching and I love getting the opportunity to attend conferences and training to learn new things myself.
Masters of School Counseling from Eastern Michigan University; Bachelor of Science in Health Administration
Focus: Senior Counselor and Guru to the Future
Years Teaching: Dean/Guidance Counselor at MHS for 9 years
In my free time I love spending time with my family, camping, biking, boating, attending sporting events, and traveling.
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