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I am the band director for both Menifee Central and Menifee County High School Bands.  I also teach elementary general music classes. ​​​​​​

I am a native of Cincinnati, Ohio, where I attended Lockland High School, playing football, wrestling, baseball and tennis.  I was also a member of the music program, which included marching band, chorus and steel drum band.  

I attended Berea College from 1993-1997, graduating with a Bachelors in Music, focusing on both instrumental and choral music.  

I received my masters in Special Education from Campbellsville University in 2007

I received my masters in Music Education from University of the Cumberlands in 2010.

I received my Director of Special Education Certification, Level I,  from Campbellsville University in 2017.

My teaching career includes:

-2 years at JT Alton Middle School in Hardin Co, where I taught Special Education and was the head football Coach

-9 1/2 years at Russell County High School, where I taught all core content classes in collaborative and resource settings, and also taught arts and humanities classes, and was the choral director.  I worked with the marching band as a brass staff person for 4 seasons.  I also coached football and track for 5 years.

-Outside of teaching, I worked for 4 years for the state Department of Mental Health and Retardation at the Communities at Oakwood in Somerset, KY, as a case manager and as a residential home manager.

-I moved to Menifee County Schools at the start of January, 2016, and have taught in this district to the present day.  I have taught at Botts Elementary, Menifee Elementary, Menifee Central and Menifee High School.


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