Clubs and Interests
Travel, languages, cultures, psychology, music, philosophy, general knowledge, chess, trivia, geography, Latin America, and mushrooms.
PhD Pacific Western 1999, M.A. Recreation 1981, B.S. Psychology 1980. Alma Mater: BYU and Purdue. Plus 8 more universities--hey, what can I say? I like to learn. I have coursework and independent study in every discipline.
Born: California. Grew up: Utah. Education: Indiana. Moved to WA in 1986. Father of 9 and grandchild count 13 and rising. six children married, one deceased, 3 in college, and one son still at home. Master Gardener. Into hiking, flowers, cultures, languages, music, learning, reading and, of course, travel. Vice: acquiring and reading books. My library needs to be trimmed. It is hard to find space for 8,000 books. Country count is 28 down, 172 to go. Languages: Speak 2, get by in 2, exposed to 16, 2992 that I need to get started on.
Experience: Travel, teaching, 3 continents, all 50 states. Business education, gifted ed., outdoor and experiential ed., and every model and subject the public system offers. I have been a circuit speaker, living in airplanes, and caretaker of a forest, a businessman, owned my own school, and worked for a charity abroad. I believe that life is for having experiences, and I spend my income on travel, not toys. I have taught 63 high school subjects, in every discipline, and am Highly Qualified in all 27 of Washington State's topic areas. I love to travel with students to foreign locales. Let's plan a trip soon.