A little bit about me...                                                                                                

    I am a native Texan who graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in History. I also graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a Master's in Education. I am a National Board Certified Teacher in Social Studies - History/Early Adolescence.

    I served in the U.S. Army as a M60A3 & M1A1 Tank Crewman in the 1st Armored Division. I served as a deputy sheriff here in Cleveland County for 15 years and managed the jail as it's Jail Administrator before changing careers to education.


     Vernon High School                           High School Diploma

    University of Oklahoma                     Bachelor of Arts  History
    University of Central Oklahoma      Masters in Education
    U.S. Army    Regular Army Service 1986-1989    Reserve Service 1981-1986
    Cleveland County Sheriff's Office      Deputy Sheriff      1989-2006
    Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education & Training (C.L.E.E.T.)  Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate
    VISTA Academy Teacher of the Year      2006/2007 & 2016/201
    District Teacher of the Year Finalist 2016/2017 
    National Board Certified Teacher      Social Studies-History/Early Adolescence
    Leland Wolf School      Norman      Secondary Math & Science   2001-2002
    VISTA Academy         Moore         Jr. High Social Studies           2004-2017
    VISTA Night School  Moore            Co-Director                              2013-2017
    VISTA Academy/ Internet Based Instruction    Principal           2017-Present


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