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    I began teaching middle school Social Studies in 2007 and started my CPS career in 2016.  While earning my B.S. Ed degree from Mizzou in 2007, I completed a 6 week teaching residency program with Chicago Public Schools.  I earned my Master's degree in Education from William Woods University in December of 2015.  Currently I teach 8th Grade Social Studies and AVID while also serving as Smithton’s Athletic Director and Assistant 8th Grade Girls Basketball Coach.  I love golf, Mizzou sports, cooking and eating, and everything Disney World.  I have been married to my wife Natilee since 2007 and we have been blessed with two amazing daughters. 






two daughters