I graduated from Virgina Secondary School in 1997.  I then continued my education at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.  I graduated with degrees in math and spanish.  I had the opportunity to study abroad and spent four months in southern Spain.  At the end of my college studies, I student taught at Harding and Highland Park Junior High.  I have  taught at Johnson since 2003.  I recenty completed my masters degree from Concordia University in St. Paul. I am happily married to my wife Karen and have three children, ages 9,8 and 4.