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EducationBA, History/German- University of Florida 2006
M.Ed, Secondary Education-University of Florida, 2007
Doctoral Candidate, Administrative & Policy Studies- University of Pittsburgh (ABD, working on dissertation, anticipated defense date-December 2016)
ExperienceI have taught everything from 9th Grade ELL World History to Social Foundations of Education at the University of Pittsburgh. I have finished my doctoral coursework at Pitt and am presently working on my dissertation. I presently teach German II-AP German at Northside High School, and was named a finalist for County Teacher of the Year in Spring 2016.
I hold professional VA Certification in Social Studies 7-12 and German K-12, and am comfortable teaching all elements of reading and writing. I helped many students from other countries at Pittsburgh with graduate-level reading comprehension and academic writing. I have published academic articles and presented my research in STEM & Liberal Arts Education Policy in the US and Germany.
I would like to give back to my community by tutoring students in their areas of need.
HobbiesI used to coach high school football in Polk County, FL, and I'm a huge University of Florida sports fan.
I enjoy going to baseball games, and I'm a big nerd with baseball statistics and fantasy sports (baseball & football). While in Pittsburgh, I was a season ticket holder for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Go Buccos!
In my spare time, I enjoy traveling; my wife and I honeymooned in Europe. I've been to over a dozen European countries and studied abroad at the Univerität Mannheim while in college.
My wife and I enjoy hiking the trails around Roanoke, whenever she can get a break from the OR as a surgeon at Carilion. We recently purchased our first home, and I'm looking forward to exploring the vast world of Home Depot.
I see academic tutoring as a way to give back to my community and help kids with their educational goals. Education has been a driving influence in my life, and I hope to share my love of learning with all my students.
GRE Verbal Reasoning, German, German 1, German 2, German 3, German 4, Government, Graduate Test Prep, Grammar and Mechanics, GRE, GRE Analytical Writing, GRE Verbal, Geography, History, LSAT Essay Section, LSAT Reading Comprehension, Political Science, Reading, SAT Critical Reading, SAT Subject Test in German, SAT Subject Test in German with Listening, Social Studies, TOEFL, Vocabulary, 9th Grade Reading, 10th Grade Reading, 11th Grade Reading, 11th Grade Writing, 12th Grade Reading, 12th Grade Writing, 5th Grade Reading, 6th Grade Reading, 6th Grade Writing, 7th Grade Reading, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 10th Grade Writing, 9th Grade Writing, ACT, American History, AP English Literature and Composition, AP European History, AP German Language and Culture, AP Human Geography, AP U.S. Government & Politics, AP United States History, AP US Government, AP US History
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