Mentor and tutor children in a school environment as part of the Dads of Great Students program (Watch D.O.G.S.) Taught Junior Achievement classes in grade schools. Work with teachers on the advisory board of Parenting My Kids Inc. Retired marketing executive. Father of three great kids, grandfather of five incredible grandchildren
Very caring person who really wants to help kids learn and grow. Provide very positive reinforcement of things that are good. Preach the benefits of a strong effort and continuous improvement. Set higher but achievable expectations that vary with the child. Help them develop skills for learning - focus, paying attention, organizing, planning, and managing time. Help them believe in themselves. Emphasize the importance of practice if one wants to be really good at something. Take no baloney from anybody.
Executive Committee member on the Board of Friendship Force International, an organization created by President Jimmy Carter and his friend Wayne Smith
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, MBA in marketing, Wide variety of adult education programs
Founder and creator of Parenting My Kids, a company that exists to provide information and tools for parents and organizations who work with children to develop character, faith, family connections, good health, knowledge, and skills for living.