Subjects Taught
Advanced Placement Calculus, EPIC Algebra 2 with Trigonometry

Education

1994 Shaw High School

1998 Bachelor of Science in Secondary Mathematics at the University of South Alabama

2002 Master's Degree in Secondary Mathematics at the University of South Alabama

2004 Certification in Gifted Education, University of North Texas

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Experience

Teaching Experience

I have taught at Davidson High School since 1998.

 

Classes Taught

Foundations of Algebra, Algebra A/B, Algebra 1, GT Algebra 1, Geometry A/B, Geometry 1, GT Geometry, Algebra 2, Algebra 2 with Trigonometry, GT Algebra 2 with Trigonometry, Precalculus, GT Precalculus, Special Topics in Math, Leadership: PSAT preparation, and Leadership: ACT preparation, EPIC GT Geometry, EPIC GT Algebra 2 with Trigonometry, Robotics (EPIC), Infinity Project (EPIC), AP Calculus

 

Extracurriculars

Robotics Team

 

Workshop and Professional Development Experience

 

1999- July: Hosted a 1-week mini-workshop for Texas Instruments Teachers Teaching with Technology at Davidson High School

 

2000- March: Attended Texas Instruments International Conference for Teachers Teaching with Technology workshop in Dallas, TX

 

2000- July: Hosted two 3-day workshop for middle and high school teachers on using technology in the math classroom for South Alabama Research and Inservice Center

 

2001- March: Presented at the Texas Instruments International Conference for Teachers Teaching with Technology workshop in Columbus, OH

 

2001- June: Presented a 2-day technology workshop for the Maysville Math Initiative

 

2001- July: Presented a workshop at the South Alabama Mathematics Symposium in Daphne for teachers in Baldwin County.

 

2001- November: Alabama Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference at Auburn University in Montgomery; presented a workshop and co-presented with Joe Eiland.

 

2002- July: Presented the Teacher Resources for Instructional Planning (TRIP) (www.tripforteachers.org) website to teachers at the Alabama Educational Technology Conference in Birmingham.

 

2002- August: Trained teachers at Davidson High School on the use of the TRIP website

 

2002- Presented a variety of staff development workshops for teachers in the Mobile County Public School System. Topics included Microsoft Excel for Math Teachers, Cleaning Windows [operating system], and using Microsoft FrontPage.

 

2003- April-July: Served on the Mathematics Leadership Team that wrote the course of study for Mobile County and chose textbooks

2003- Summer: Presented workshops for Technology development for Mobile county high school teachers in a 2-week workshop, and a 2-week workshop for middle school teachers

 

2003- March: Radio Shack National Tech Tools Award Recipient

 

2003- November: Presented a workshop to train teachers to use Microsoft FrontPage to update the TRIP website
2003- November: Awarded the Alfa Insurance Teacher of the Year
2003- December: Awarded the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award.
2004- April: Awarded the Mobile County Public Schools Secondary Teacher of the Year

March 2004- Attended the Texas Instruments Teachers Teaching with Technology international conference in New Orleans, Louisiana

2004- Summer: Presented workshops for the Instructional Technology department for Mobile county high school teachers in a 4 week-long workshops for Middle-High, and Elementary teachers.
2004- July: Attended a workshop for the BEST Robotics Competition to be held in September.
2004-2005 Mobile County Council of PTA's Teacher of the Year

2005- April: Presented at the Enhancing Education through Technology (EETT) Best Practices Showcase

2005- Summer: Supervised the upgrade of the TRIP website (www.tripforteachers.org).

2005- June: Attended the National Education Computer Conference in Philadelphia, PA.

2005- June: Certified as a SMART Exemplary Educator (Smarttech Inc.)

2005- July: Attended the Infinity Project Professional Development Institute at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, CA.

2005: Summer: Completed a certification in gifted education from the University of North Texas

2006: May: Internet and Computing Certification (IC3) Certified. http://verify.certiport.com, Y76H-kTco

2006: Summer: Worked at the University of Chicago to revise the second edition of the UCSMP Geometry Text

2006- July: Presented the workshop "Abolute Value: Teaching Secondary Math Using the Smartboard Interactive Whiteboard" at the National Educating with Computers Conference in San Diego, CA.

2006: September: Profiled in Educompass, Smarttech's Corporate Newsletter.

2006: Accepted position as one of the founding members of the Alumni Society of the College of Education at the University of South Alabama 

2006-2007: Serving on the planning committee of the Engaging Youth in Engineering project with the Mobile Area Education Foundation

2007: March: Attended International Baccalaureate Training at Rice University  

2008: August: Passed Microsoft Office Specialist Exam for Excel and Excel Expert, www.certiport.com

2011: Participated in Google CS4HS (computer Science for High School) workshop at the university of Alabama

2012: Summer: Participated in an NSF Grant with the University of South Alabama's Chemical Engineering department to develop podcast videos for nanotecnology

 

 

 



Bio

I am a product of Mobile County Public Schools, graduating from Shaw High School in 1994.

My wife Heather and I were married in 2002. Heather has a master's degree in Marine Science and currently runs a home business. Heather is an administrator for the American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS).

I have 2 children, Ella (9/22/04) and Luke (6/27/08).