--25th year of teaching
--8 years at Rising Sun High School in North East, MD
--17 years at State College High School
--I've taught all high school maths from Foundations of Alg to Honors Precalc, and AP Statistics
--1995 Graduate of PSU
--1991 Graduate of Bald Eagle Nittany High School (currently known as Central Mountain HS)
--19 years of experience as a Varsity Baseball Coach
--3 year member of the PSU Varsity Baseball Program under former Coach Joe Hindelang
--married to Christina Fravel (also a teacher, at Mount Nittany Middle School--6th grade LS)
--we have 3 awesome children--Gunner(18), Gavin(17), and Lexi(13)
Many very good reasons that I enjoy my job:
--I enjoy the challenge of effectively communicating with students.
--I enjoy showing students the connection between previously learned material and new material.
--I enjoy seeing students understand the usefulness of the logical thinking that math concepts generate.
--I enjoy working with student-athletes outside of the classroom.
--I enjoy my summers off to relax and have fun with my family!