Faculty and Staff (under construction)
Years at New Horizons Academy: 8
Subjects Taught: U.S. History, World History, Transitional Life Skills, Social Skills
What I Love About My Job: I enjoy working in a school whose values and ideas are committed to helping those who struggle with learning. I also enjoy the great teamwork of all of the staff members here at the school, who are second to none in quality. The friendships forged over the years, coupled with the creativity when crafting lessons and ideas in class makes for a truly unique and special teaching experience.
My Life Outside of School: I have been happily married for nearly 15 years. In my spare time, I enjoy teaching yoga, playing the piano, reading anything I can get my hands on, surfing/swimming, and watching Laker basketball games.
Years at New Horizons Academy: 5
Lower School: Math, Reading & Writing, Social Studies, Science, Social Skills
Upper School: Pre-Algebra, Geography, Reading & Writing, World History, Earth Science & Astronomy,
Biology, Marine Science, Life Science, Girls Health
What I love About My Job: Knowing that, at the end of the day, students have been encouraged and guided to do their best. Watching our students implement strategies to help them be successful is incredibly rewarding. Smiles, hugs, and kind words are bonuses throughout the day!
My Life Outside of School: I have been married since 1996 with two daughters. I enjoy coffee talk with friends, the beach (anywhere and anytime), concerts, reading, movies, and playing with my three dogs.
Years at New Horizons Academy: 3 1/2
Subjects Taught: Life Skills, Health, Physical Education, Basketball and Soccer Coach
What I Love About My Job: I love that I can be a positive role model for the younger generation. Teaching is something that comes natural, and I love sharing my knowledge and experience to our kids.
My Life Outside of School: I have a beautiful wife and two-year-old son with whom I love spending time. I also coach Varsity Football at Arbor View High School, and love playing flag football on Sundays.