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Birthplace: Pittsfield, Ma
College Degree/Degrees: Franklin Pierce College; B.A. Biology; Lesley University; M.S. Environmental Education
List all Classes that you teach: Biology, Chemistry, Integrated Science, and Ecology
List of educational field trips: Sonoran Desert Museum, Lowell Observatory
List of weekend/evening activities that you are in charge of: Hiking, shopping
Interests other than teaching: Astronomy, Camping, Skiing, Photography
Why you like teaching at Southwestern: I enjoy the family-like atmosphere of this small school. One really gets to know the students.
Favorite quote:"A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise"
---- Aldo Leopold
Your teaching philosophy: The most important thing is to help students to learn how to learn and to love to learn. My work is to be a guide to help them discover their passions and to help them follow those passions.