STEAM student working on a zip-line project


  • Ph.D. Experimental Pathology (Immunology emphasis), University of Utah 1997

  • B.S. Chemistry, Brigham Young University, 1990

  • Teacher Certification, Saint Joseph University, May 2011 (Honors in Biology Praxis testing)

  • EV3 Robotics Instructor, Gold certified, August 2015

  • VEXIQ Robotics Instructor, August 2016

Additional Training

  • IB Training Step 3, January 2018 (L.A., CA, USA)

  • Robotics Academy Certified VEXIQ Professional Development, August 2016 (Carnegie Melon online)

  • AP Chemistry Training, July 2016 (Chicago USA)

  • Robotics Academy Certified EV3 Professional Development, August 2015 (Carnegie Mellon Pittsburgh, PA, USA)

  • Task Analysis, March 2014 (Rotterdam, Netherlands)

  • Managebac trained Fall 2013 (Rotterdam, Netherlands)

  • IB Training Internal Assessment Step 3, July 2013 (online)

  • Teaching ESL in the Mainstream classroom, 2013 (Rotterdam, Netherlands)

  • IMYC Training July 2012 (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

  • IB Training Step 2, June 2012 (Oxford, UK)

  • IB Training Step 1, June 2011 (St. Pete Florida, USA)

  • Atlas Rubicon trained Fall 2010 (Shanghai, China)

  • Teacher Certification, Saint Joseph University, May 2011 (Recognition of Excellence in Biology Praxis testing)


  • Creating Cultures of Thinking: Ron Ritchhart Workshop, October 2016 (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia)

  • Assessment for Learning (Dylan WIliam) Feb. 2014 (Luxembourg, Luxembourg)

  • Standards Based Assessment and Grading (Ken O'Connor) Fall 2013 (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

  • Technology in the Classroom April 2012 (Shanghai, China)


"The profit we possess after study is to have become better and wiser"

Michel de Montaigne