My Background

Leadership History

  • 2010-2011  Loan Review Board, City of Racine
  • 2010-2012  Board of Trustees, Racine Public Library
  • 2010-2012  10th District Alderman, Racine Common Council
  • 2009-2010  Community Development Commission, City of Racine
  • 2009-2010  Board of Directors, Cooperative Educational Service Agency (CESA #1)
  • 2008-2011  Board of Education, Racine Unified School District
  • 1995-2001  President, Racine Education Association
  • 1995-2001  Board of Directors, Wisconsin Education Association
  • 1982-1983  Building President, Case High School
  • 1981-2006  Executive Committee, Racine Education Association

Work History

  • 2010          Student teacher supervisor, UW Parkside
  • 2007          Retired
  • 2001-2007  Executive Director, Racine Education Association
  • 1991-2001  Math Department Chair, Case High School and Park High School
  • 1982-1986  Outreach Instructor, UW-Parkside, UW-Milwaukee
  • 1981-1990  Teacher Trainer, Arrowhead, Greendale, Kenosha, Lake Geneva, Prairie                         School, Racine, Sheboygan, Two Rivers, UW Madison
  • 1978-1981  Advanced Math Instructor, Great Lakes Naval Base
  • 1973-2001  High School Math Instructor, Case High School / Park High School

Educational History     

  • 1978+ Postgraduate work (UW-Parkside, Carthage, UWM)
  • 1978     Masters Degree — Curriculum  (University. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee)
  • 1973     Math Teaching License  (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
  • 1972   Bachelor’s Degree  (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
  • 1968   High School diploma  (Fort Atkinson High School) 

Professional Awards

  • 2004    SE Wisconsin Educators’ Hall of Fame
  • 1995    Teacher of the Year  (Case High School)
  • 1989    IBM/Wisconsin Academy for Science Partnership for Change