Currently Teaching: Math 1 Level 2 and Math Lab 1
Total Years Taught: 6
Other places taught besides SBHS: Sugarbowl Ski Academy, Gyetighi Primary School (Tanzania), Mt. Abraham Union High School
Years at SBHS: 3rd year
Professional accolades received as a high school math teacher: Massive high fives from Jeff Hagstrom!
Other jobs besides teaching math at SBHS: Employee at EMS, kayak tour guide in the US Virgin Islands, camp counselor, TA for UVM
Other formal roles (besides math teacher) taken on at SBHS: Participation in the Back Country Ski Club
Why did you decide to become a high school math teacher? I didn’t have the best high school math experience and I wanted to create a better classroom for future students. I also think math is epic and want to spread the joy!
If you had to sum up your philosophy on teaching and learning math in a few sentences, what would you say? Everyone can learn math. I am here to guide you through that amazing journey.
What is something interesting that people may not know about you? I live in a tiny house on wheels.
What were you like in high school? I played fall, winter and spring sports. I wasn’t a straight A student and didn’t connect to the content until college!
What interests do you pursue outside of your professional life? Skiing, mountain biking and weight lifting