As a science teacher at Waterford Union High School, my mission is to prepare students to make informed decisions throughout their lives.
In addition, I work as an education researcher and study how to improve science teaching and learning to make it more effective.
To view a presentation summarizing our work, click here. To read a research proposal summarizing our work, click here.
Who am I?
I grew up on a dairy farm near Green Bay, WI. I completed my undergraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, earning dual degrees in Biology and Agricultural Science. I have teaching licenses in biology, agricultural education, and environmental science. I earned a dual-Ph.D. from Michigan State University in Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education and in Environmental Science and Policy. My research focuses on enabling more informed decision-making through research-based science education. To view my full CV, click here.
"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." - Albert Einstein