Degrees and Certifications:
I graduated from UC Santa Barbara as a Mathematics Major and I continue to enjoy teaching and learning mathematics!
This is my 9th year teaching
Things I enjoy and care about:
Teaching - Seeing students learn is so rewarding and gives me energy.
My wife - also in education
My Pets: Tater my Queensland Healer that hikes with me, and Kit Kat my cat
Camping & Hiking - mostly in the Sierras
Snow Skiing - mostly in the Sierras but would like to try other states
Riding my bike with friends
Cruising - sometimes if my wife makes me, but I do enjoy the scenery and slowing down a bit.
Taking care of our farm - We grow figs and citrus
What I believe:
I believe that all students can learn mathematics
I believe that all students desire to be good and kind
I believe that we learn from our mistakes
I believe that if I respect my students they will learn to respect others
I believe in taking care of myself: I exersize and try to eat healthy, and rest my mind from time to time.