My road in life took a while to figure out.
Had a passion for history.
Majored in history in college, minored in education.
After college got a job teaching elementary school.
Went back to graduate school to get my Masters.
Was a teaching assistant for a couple years.
Then became an adjunct professor.
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Adjunct Professor

I try to teach students to think critically about the world around them.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Teaching / Mentoring

Day to Day

A great day in my work would be one in which all my students are engaged, participating actively in class, and asking thoughtful questions of their peers, me, and themselves. What I hope a student would see if they shadowed me was my students taking intellectual risks in the classroom.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

The most important first step is to take classes in the field of education and get some practical experience teaching to see if you would enjoy being in the classroom and so you can determine what age level you want to teach.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:


The Noise I Shed

From Family:

"People who can't do, teach."

Challenges I Overcame

Learning Issues