I graduated from Simpson College in 2001 with a double major in Biology and Education. I earned my master’s degree (M.S. in General Biology) from the University of Arizona in August 2010. I began my teaching career at Clarke Community High School in Osceola, Iowa. In the fall of 2004, I joined the facutly at Urbandale High School. Throughout my teaching career, I have taught Chemistry, Biology, Anatomy, and AP Biology. I currently serve as the E.C.O. (Environmentally Centered Organization) sponsor. The group meets every Thursday at 2:20 in room 121. ECO is responsible for the recycling program at the high school.