BIRTHPLACE: Pittsfield, Ma
COLLEGE DEGREE/DEGREES: Franklin Pierce College; B.A. Biology; Lesley University; M.S. Environmental Education
LIST ALL CLASSES THAT YOU TEACH: Biology, Chemistry, Integrated Science, Physics, and Ecology
LIST OF EDUCATIONAL FIELD TRIPS: Sonoran Desert Museum, Lowell Observatory
LIST OF WEEKEND/EVENING ACTIVITIES THAT YOU ARE IN CHARGE OF: Hiking, shopping
INTERESTS OTHER THAN TEACHING: Astronomy, Camping, Skiing, Photography
WHY YOU LIKE TEACHING AT SOUTHWESTERN: I enjoy the family-like atmosphere of this small school. One really gets to know the students.
FAVORITE QUOTE: “A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise”
—- Aldo Leopold
YOUR TEACHING PHILOSOPHY: The most important thing is to help students to learn how to learn and to love to learn. My work is to be a guide to help them discover their passions and to help them follow those passions.