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Nov 2014Present

Director Career and Technical Education

Fort Berthold Community College
  • Increased enrollment with secondary programs
  • Developed experiential internship / to work program with local and tribal business industries
  • Increased Bakken specific training for petroleum based industry
  • Developed Industry Boot Camp Certificate for welding, building trades, medical training
  • Worked with the TREND (Training for Regional Energy in North Dakota) to create various programs and safety related programs and training certificates (H2S, OSHA 10/30, Hazwoper, etc.)
Apr 2014Nov 2014

Principal / AD

Mandaree Public Schools
  • K-12 Leadership responsibility 
  • Athletic Director
  • All school discipline
  • Created school garden, hydroponic gardening
  • Spearheaded school robotics program
  • Increased school attendance
  • Released destructive behavior students
  • Increased math offerings
  • Reopening seven year dormant CTE Building Trades program
    • Welding, Building Trades
    • Coordinated HOSA Program
Jan 2013Aug 2013

RTI Coordinator / Dean

Lower Kuskokwim School District
  • Worked with Native Alaskan populations (Tuluksak, Napaskiak), tribes and state professionals to increase learning opportunities
  • Worked with staff as a liaison for students and families for college and “life after high school” opportunities
  • Provided support as the Dean of Schools (K-12) for discipline
  • Coordinated assessment and testing for national, state and district compliance measures
Jul 2011Jul 2012

Assistant Principal

Canon City Schools
  • Assisted teachers with lesson plan development and lesson / thematic learning opportunities
  • Developed Partnership with local banks to create pilot financial program for students
  • Created $28,000 Linux computer lab (Linux Unbuntu servers), Apache Web Servers, LAMP technologies along with LUA and Corona programming services
  • Created Alternative Physical Education Program (Mixed Martial Arts ((MMA) for SIED/ED/At-Risk Students
  • Oversaw CTE program at Canon City High School, while introducing LUA programming and computer networking programs to school
Jul 2009Jul 2011


Yupiit School District
  • Principal K-12 / AYP Level 5 School Turn Around school environment (Tuluksak)
  • Introduced CTE, welding and basic construction technologies program
  • Increased attendance, graduation and reduced teacher turn over by 60%
  • Stabilized school from worst in the district to top school in the district
  • Missed “AYP Safe Harbor” by a graduation cohort calculation
Jan 2008Jun 2008


Corrections Corporation of America
  • Increased G.E.D graduation rates by an average of 11% a month for male inmate and staff
  • Spearheaded men's CTE correctional facility-Construction Flagger Program, OSHA 10 / 30 classes, heavy equipment training program for private prison


Jan 2005Jun 2008

Masters of Education Administration

University of Denver

Masters of Education Administration and Policy


Computer and ERP software
Adobe software, Microsoft Office, MS Applications environments, SAP HR, Apple OS (X), AS400 Warehouse, Management, JD Edwards (Oracle Order Entry), Linux, IP Telephony, Moodle


May 2014May 2019

State of North Dakota

North Dakota Department of Public Instruction
7-12 Principal license
Jun 2013Jun 2018

State of Nebraska

Nebraska Department of Education
7-12 Principal license 1-6 Teaching license