Thirty-three years of teaching Fifteen years as an Advanced Placement United States History Reader for College Board
Student centered knowledge acquisition and skill development
James Madison Fellow Six time summer scholar for the NEH APUSH Reader US Department of Education Peer Reviewer Two time participant in Gilder Lehrman summer institutes Frequent presenter (almost yearly) at state,regional, and national conferences Two time participant in TOLI institutes International Blues Scholar as designated by Delta State UNiversity
BS in History from Iowa State MA in Social Studies from the University of Iowa Additional study at Yale, UVA, Rutgers, Delta State, University of Maryland, UMKC, University of Washington, University of Montana at Billings.
Native Iowan who enjoys traveling to Oregon to visit family