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Subjects Taught
8th Science, Engineering, Physical Science, Physics


High School: Point Arena, CA

College: BS in Aerospace Engineering

             University of California San Diego

             MS in Secondary Education

             Grand Canyon University




I grew up in Manchester, California.  I lived on a small dairy where I worked through high school. I also worked at our local Ace hardware store.  I went to Point Arena High School where I enjoyed playing soccer, football and tennis and graduated valedictorian of my class.  I also enjoyed ocean kayaking and sport diving.  I left to attend college at University of California, San Diego.  

In San Diego, I pursued my interest in becoming an astronaut and earned my BS in Aerospace Engineering.  Afterwards some life challenges, both economic and other, brought me back to Manchester.  I began working for Healdsburg Lumber Company where I ran Gualala Building Supply for nine years.  During that time, I met the local high school music teacher who immediately captured my heart and is now my wife, Jaime Erwin.

 Over my four years with Jaime, I spent many hours working in her class and helping with productions and field trips. Those experiences led me to decide I would like to teach as well.  Last year, we decided to look for a nice community with better teaching opportunities for the both of us.  We were lucky enough to find Clatskanie where we bought a house and hope to live for a long time.