I have been a teacher for 12.5 years, and have been an instructional facilitator for 2 years. Even though I taught primarily 7th grade science, with short tours of high school biology and 6th & 7th grade math, education in both capacities is more than a job... it's a passion. I graduated from West Virginia University with a BS in Secondary Education, received my MS in Education from the university of New England, and am currently finishing the internship portion of the educational leadership program through Stony Brook University. I have a wonderful wife of 11 years, and 2 boys, Jake(5) and Max(3). Jake has started Kindergarten here at Shepherd and loves it. I am a private pilot and fly to as many airports as I can.