I am a high school U.S. history, world history, geography, economics, & government teacher. I teach at a county public alternative school for students who violate zero tolerance polices or have continual behavior issues. I started teaching in 2010 after serving in the military for 21 years.
I received my B.A. in history/education in 2010, focusing on early American history. I am a member of the following organizations: Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Alpha Theta, National Forensic League, and the Disabled American Veterans.
I am also a retired disabled Army veteran (1985 - 2006). I served as an intelligence analyst, country analyst, counter-drug analyst, counterinsurgency analyst, paramilitary analyst, and counter-terrorism analyst, among various other duties. I am also a German & Arabic linguist. I am a Southwest Asia veteran.
"Sic Parvis Magna" ~ Heraldic motto of Sir Francis Drake (1540 - 1596)
"De gustibus non est disputandum" ~Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov, 1880