Phone: 469-752-7200 ext. 27374
Degrees and Certifications:
M.S. Education (Curriculum) California State University, East Bay B.A. English Education California State University, Long Beach
I’m excited to return to Clark for what is my third year in Plano ISD and my ninth year in education.
Though the past year-and-a-half of school has been unpredictable at times, my dedication to our students and work ethic as an English teacher remains the same: I will share the value of reading and writing, not just as a form of entertainment, but also as a way to understand the world and communicate in it. As part of this process, I challenge our students with questions that will stretch their capacity to think and respond.
My additional work experience includes operating a private sports and social company in New Orleans as well as working in research at the University of Cambridge.
Outside the classroom, I officiate high school and college football as well as hockey locally. I enjoy traveling and drinking coffee.
I am looking forward to another year of growth and success with our students!
The Best American Short Stories edited by Anthony Doerr
You Don't Need a Title to Be a Leader by Mark Sanborn
The Fundamental 5 by Sean Cain and Mike Laird
Books Read This School Year
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain
Favorite 5 Books I Read Last School Year
Educated by Tara Westover (memoir)
The Midnight Library by Matt Haig (fiction)
Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man by Emmanuel Acho (nonfiction)
Travels with Charley: In Search of America by John Steinbeck (nonfiction)
Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer (nonfiction, adventure)
1st Period: English II Honors
2nd Period: English II
3rd Period: English II
4th Period: n/a
5th Period: Team Planning and Preparation
6th Period: English II Honors
7th Period: English II
Office Hours / Tutorials
Can be scheduled as needed. Available during study hall, before school, and after on most days.
Confirm a day/time with me in class or by email.