Education and Professional Experience
1974 - Graduate - Chatham Central High School - Attended grades 1-8 at Bennett Elementary School
1978 - Graduate  - Bachelor of Arts in History - Guilford College, Greensboro, N.C.
1978 - 2000 - Taught Language Arts, Social Studies, Health and Physical Education, and Science at Bennett Elementary School.  I also coached girl's and boy's basketball, baseball, and softball.
2000 - 2007 - Taught English I and was Athletic Director at Chatham Central High School.  I also coached baseball, girls tennis, assisted in varsity football, and assisted in girls basketball.  
(Head Baseball Coach at Chatham Central 1995-2001, 2002-2003, State Championship in 1997)
As Athletic Director I was responsible for the entire operation of the athletic program while teaching the state tested subject of English I.
June, 2007 - Retired from Chatham County Schools
2007 - present -- Teaching sixth grade Language Arts and Social Studies at Chatham Charter School

Community Involvement 
Bennett Baptist Church -- Chairman of Deacons, Sunday School Director, Trustee, Budget & Finance Committees
South Chatham Lion's Club
Past Chairman of Chatham County Recreation Advisory Board  -- Bennett Recreation Park  
Past President of Bennett School PTA
Recreation Volunteer Coach -- basketball, softball, baseball
Region 5 State Games - Assistant Coach and Head Coach in baseball
Volunteer Assistant Baseball Coach -- Chatham Central High School 2007-2008 and 2008-2009

My wife, Debbie, teaches fifth grade at Bennett Elementary School.  We have two children,
Brandon, a public defender in Charlotte, and Erin, currently enrolled in the doctoral physical
therapy program at Elon University.  My wife and I have both taught our entire careers in
Chatham County, and our son, Brandon, taught one year at Chatham Central High School after
graduating from college.  Both of our children were educated in Chatham County Schools.