My wife Ann and I have two sons, Ryne and Riley. Much of our time as a family is spent around a lake or in some other outdoor setting. We have two beautiful pointing dogs: Sackett, a Spinone Italiano, and Daisy, a Bracco Italiano.
Ph.D. in Educational Policy and Administration, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Dissertation: Professional Development Programs as Sources of Policy Implementation: What does Minnesota Staff Development Policy Look Like in Action?
K-12 Principal Licensure Certificate, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Certificate of Staff Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Masters of Education in Teacher Leadership, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Thesis: A Middle School Leadership Curriculum
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Moorhead State University, Moorhead, MN
Concentrations: Biology and Chemistry
Associate of Arts, Northland Community College, Thief River Falls, MN
Principal, Orono Intermediate School (Grades 3-5), Orono ISD 278, Long Lake, MN.
Director, Learning Forward Minnesota, Board of Directors
Director of Teaching and Learning, Watertown-Mayer ISD 111
Chairperson, District Advisory Council. Watertown-Mayer ISD 111
Principal, Watertown-Mayer Middle School (Grades 5-8)
Dean of Students, Watertown-Mayer Middle School
Staff Development Coordinator, Watertown-Mayer ISD 111
Vice President, Education Minnesota Watertown-Mayer
Performance Assessor, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
Curriculum Consultant, Newton’s Apple. Twin Cities Public Television