College: Walsh University BS in Physical Education, John Carroll MA in School Counseling

Family: Husband, Dan.  Son, Benjamin, 2-year-old

Hometown: Anna, Ohio

High School: Galion High School

Years in Education: Starting Year 10

What you taught before Administation: 2 in Elementary Physical Education, 7 in Elementary School Counseling, 1 in High School Counseling

Favorite Foods: Pastas and Breads

Favorite Movies: The Blind Side, Remember the Titans, The Giver

Favorite Musical Artists: Rascal Flatts, Journey, Blake Shelton, Meghan Trainor

Something you’d be surprised about me: I am a fairly open book, as well as a simple person, so no surprises here.

Philosophy on Education: Education is a life-long journey that fosters knowledge, character, and pride for people to become contributing members of society.

Why Fairlawn is Ohio’s best district: Fairlawn is the best district due to the smaller size that allows people to get to know each other, versus just being another person in the crowd.