Started in the education profession in 2015. First experience was as a Teaching Assistant, Level I in the Rochester City School District, Rochester, NY. Second and current experience is now as a Teaching Assistant, Level III (Permanent) in the Auburn Enlarged City School District, Auburn, NY. Son of a Special Education Teacher and son of a Life Member, National Education Association. Also the son of a comprehensive land-grant state university. Earned the Bachelor of Arts (Cum Laude) in Urban Affairs from Virginia Tech in 1988. Earned the Master of City and Regional Planning from The Ohio State University in 1995. Earned the Master of Arts in Public Policy and Management from The Ohio State University in 1996.