By Teachers, For Teachers
Ladue Horton Watkins High School
Saint Louis, Missouri
Favorite Quote: “We are what we repeatedly do. Therefore, excellence is not an act. It is a habit.” — Aristotle
Who was your favorite teacher? Why?
Dr. Paul Gullifor at Bradley Univeristy. Dr. Gullifor was knowledge, patient, funny and passionate about teaching. I model much of my teaching methods after him.
What are three things every teacher should own?
1.) A MacBook
2.) A mobile device
3.) A sense of humor
If you could have any person (living, dead or fictional) as a principal, who would it be?
John F. Kennedy
What profession other than your own would you most like to attempt?
A professional baseball coach or announcer
Describe your all-time favorite lesson/unit activity
Introduction to final cut pro editing
What is the greatest misconception about teachers?
That teachers only work 9 months out of the year, 7 hours a day, 5 days a week.
What stereotype about teachers is true?
Change is hard for educators.
How did you know you wanted to be a teacher?
My favorite aspect of every job I have ever had was teaching and training. I had a poor high school experience and wanted to try and help today's students have a more enjoyable learning journey than mine.
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