Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. Mathematics Education, Purdue University Kenan Fellow 2017
I'm a husband, father (of 5), and grandfather (of 6) who also happens to be very passionate about helping students appreciate the beauty, complexity, and relevance of mathematics. It is my deeply held belief that all people can DO mathematics - there is no "math gene"!
FAMILY: Wife Debra, sons Will, Zach, Andrew, and Adam, and daughter Franki. And 6 grandchildren!
EDUCATION: B.S. in Math Education from Purdue University; M.S. in Mathematics and Math Education at ECU
INTERESTS: Sports, reading, writing, cooking, traveling, music
Food - Pizza
Sports Team - Pittsburgh Steelers, Purdue Boilermakers
Music - Alt. Rock (Foo Fighters, Breaking Benjamin, Muse, 3EB, SoaD, etc)
Books - Stephen King, Tom Clancy, Dean Koontz, Stephen Donaldson, many others
FACTS of (possible) INTEREST:
- I served 5 years in the U.S. Army
- I've lived in Germany for about 5 years of my life
- I've at least passed through 33 of the 50 states
HAVE a GREAT SUMMER!
Congratulations to all students/families who managed to have successful years despite the many challenges we faced due to the pandemic.
I hope you have RESTFUL summers that allow you to get out and enjoy your time away from school. Get your spiritual and emotional batteries recharged and ready for whatever your new challenges will be next fall.
Thank you for your patience, your persistence, and your effort this past year!
If you or your parents need to contact me, the easiest way is through my school email.
Email me at email@example.com.
You can also leave a phone message for me by calling the school front office at 919-464-2314
The deadline is quickly approaching for Johnston County Public Schools families who need transportation for their students during the 2021-2022 school year. Students who will be attending Early College or Career Technical Leadership Academy, which will begin on August 2nd, have until July 22nd to request transportation. Students who will begin school on August 23rd have until August 2nd to request transportation. This date is for all other JCPS Schools on the traditional school calendar.
While face masks are still required in all of our indoor facilities, students, staff, and guests of our campuses are no longer required to wear a face covering when outdoors. Students and staff may continue to wear masks when participating in recess or outdoor activities if they choose to do so.
The online application for the Johnston County Public Schools Preschool Program is now available. Parents who are interested in the JCPS Preschool Program are encouraged to apply early, as availability is on a first come, first served basis. The application window closes on June 30th.
August 2, 2021
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM JCECA First Day of School for 9th Grade Students ONLY!
August 3, 2021
11:00 AM - 4:50 PM 9th and 10th Grade Students Report to School for Day 2 at JCECA!
August 4, 2021
11:00 AM - 4:50 PM Grades 9th-13th Report to School at JCECA!
August 9, 2021
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Freshmen Parent Orientation Meeting: Smith and Health Building