I was raised in Nantahala, North Carolina known for the
noonday sun and Olympic whitewater rafting. Over the course of my training, I earned an A.S. in Education, a B.S. in Public Administration, a M.Ed. in Instructional Technology, an Ed.S. and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership. I hold several certifications, from several states, which include: teaching, instructional technology, k-12 school administration and the superintendency.