Over the past six years, I have had the opportunity to teach students in grades 2-12, covering a wide range of subject matter from business to technology. Currently, I teach Digital Citizenship, Literacy & Safety, Introduction to Engineering, Multimedia and Coding to students in grades 6-8. As a strong proponent of students being offered the ability to creatively express themselves in the classroom, I consistently utilize project-based learning, design thinking and the engineering design process to foster experiences that help prepare them for the evolving nature of learning in the 21st century.
Working toward my master’s degree in Educational Technology from Michigan State University has clarified my understanding of the role that technology can and should play in education. For a compilation of my graduate work, click here.
In my free time (which I don’t have much of these days!) you can find me spending time with my family — my wife and I welcomed our first child, a boy named Quinn, this past March — and friends, playing with my dog, Lucy, listening to/writing music, traveling (my wife and I try to go on at least one trip per year), and watching hockey — Go Devils! My brother and I also founded a nonprofit organization — The Wave Set — to educate and spread awareness on organ donation, which remains to be one of my passion projects. To learn more about The Wave Set, click here.