I have 26 years of experience in education, the last 4 of which have been in administration. I began as a teacher, then became the special education department head, and then the assistant principal of Sheridan High School. I also was an assistant wrestling coach for 10 years, and an assistant football coach for 24 years as well, all at Sheridan.
Experience with special-needs students
Positive learning environment
Assistant Principal, 08/2013 to Current Northern Local School District – Thornville, Ohio
Met with parents to resolve conflicting educational priorities and issues.
In charge of student discipline and attendance.
Organized and promoted the student Renaissance program.
Coordinated the high school's work study program.
Assisted in building the master schedule.
Special Education Teacher, 08/1998 to 05/2013 Northern Local School District – Thornville, Ohio
Taught grades 7-12 in all subjects.
Highly Qualified in Math and History.
Special Education Department Head.
Severe Behavior Handicapped Teacher, 08/1991 to 05/1998 Perry-Hocking Educational Service Center – New Lexington, Ohio
Taught county unit located Sheridan Middle/High School.
Master of Arts: Education, 2000 Ohio University - Athens, Ohio
Principal Licensure : Grades 4-8 and 9-12, 2013 Ohio University - Athens, Ohio
Bachelor of Arts: History & Business, 1991 Muskingum College - New Concord, Ohio
Teaching Degree in History and Education of Handicapped K-12.
CORAS Principal Leadership Recognition Award - January 2015