Curriculum Vitæ



  • 2019-present PowerSchool Administrator, Milton Town School District
  • 2013-2019 Supervisor of Educational Technology, Lincoln School District 156
  • 2010-2013 Fourth and Fifth Grade Classroom Teacher & Computer Teacher, Hoover Elementary School
  • 2006-2010 Supported Education Aide, Brooks Middle School


  • 2023 (expected) M.Div. Meadville Lombard Theological School
  • coursework towards Ed.D. Lewis University, Educational Leadership for Teaching and Learning
  • 2013 M.Ed. Lewis University, Educational Leadership and Administration
  • 2010 B.A. Trinity College, Elementary Education
  • 2008 A.A. College of DuPage, Psychology

Research Interests

  • Pragmatist aesthetics and the classroom experience of continuity in doing and undergoing
  • Derivation and creativity, the relationship of copyright policy to students’ creative agency
  • Curricular theories of improvisation and responsiveness to student agency and compassionate interactions
  • Material intelligence and technological simulation, the interaction of networks upon aesthetic experience


  • “Subverting STEM: Answering Economic Aims with Material Intelligence,” Bergamo Conference on Curriculum Theorizing and Classroom Practice, Dayton, OH, 01 November, 2018
  • “Critical Autoethnography: A Reflective Practice for Rehumanizing Pedagogies,” Lewis University Celebration of Scholarship, Romeoville, Illinois, 20 April, 2017
  • “Education of Becoming: The Ethic of Creativity in Dewey’s Democracy and Education,” Dewey’s ‘Democracy and Education’: 100 years on, University of Cambridge, UK, 28 September-1 October, 2016.
  • “Trust the Students: A Rational Foundation for Humanizing Classroom Interactions,” Ohio Valley Philosophy of Education Society Annual Conference, Dayton, Ohio, 11-13 September, 2015.
  • “The Imperative of Trust: Trust in Students as a Foundational Teacher Value,” Lewis University Celebration of Scholarship, Romeoville, Illinois, 16 April, 2015.
  • “Open Educational Resources,” Taste of Technology Conference, Bellwood, Illinois, 24-26 July, 2012.
  • “Free Culture,” Self Employment in the Arts Conference, Lisle, Illinois, 25-26 February, 2011.