I graduated from Fort Hays State University in 1994, with a B.S in biology. I then attended Pittsburg State University earning my teaching certificates in 1997. In 2002 I completed my M.S. in secondary education from Kansas State University.
My teaching career began in 1998 at Roosevelt-Lincoln Middle School in Salina, then moved to Salina Central High School in the fall of 2001. In 2006, I began teaching at Hutchinson High School. I moved to Nickerson High School in the fall of 2008.
I currently teach Chemistry, Physics, and AP Chemistry. Previously, I have taught biology, physical science, advanced biology, anatomy and physiology and robotics.