I graduated in 1991 from William Allen High School in Allentown, Pennsylvania. I went on to attend Cedar Crest College in Allentown earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1995. I started my education degree there moving to Liberal in 1996 attending both Seward County and Newman University. I earned a Bachelor of Science in education from Newman University in 1997. I have gone on to take masters level course from Fort Hays State University, Newman University and Washburn. I am planning to apply for a masters program in the future.
I started teaching at Liberal High School in 1999, after substituting for two years and student teaching in the district. I teach second chance science on Monday nights from 3:25 - 6:15 in room 231. I teach Honors Environmental Science, AP Environmental Science and AVID. I am a sponsor for National Honor Society. I currently hold the following positions Science Department Chairperson, Assistant Science Fair Director, member of the district's Curriculum Council, LHS School Improvement Team and the AVID Site Team.