CD Owen Middle School
B.S. – AppalachianStateUniversity
A native of Western North Carolina, I have returned to the mountains after serving in several capacities in education and business inMaryland,South Carolina, andArizona.
In public education, I served as a high school teacher and coach, assistant district superintendent and official at the SC State Department of Education.
At the collegiate level, I taught school administration at theUniversityofSouth Carolinaand educational technology at theUniversityofMaryland.
In the business arena, I served in the capacities of National Education Consultant, President, Vice President, and Chief Learning Officer of firms focusing upon e-learning, position-specific professional certificate programs and K-12 software development.
I have two children.Christi is a national board certified Applied Behavior Analyst practicing in New Hampshire and Matt is an account manager with Advanced Logistics in Charlotte, NC.
After many years, I have chosen to return to public education, the place where I find the challenges that I enjoy the most.