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I am a 4th Grade Teacher at Lowell Elementary in the Brainerd School District.
I began teaching in the fall of 1993 and have been at Lowell the entire time. I have taught 2nd grade, Reading Recovery, and 4th grade.

I attended Southwest State University in Marshall, MN (now Southwest Minnesota State University) for my undergrad, and obtained a Master's Degree from St. Thomas University.

My family includes my 3 sons and my wife (also a teacher). We enjoy travelling, cabin time, sports, boating, reading, video games, and spending time with family and church family.

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Some thoughts . . .

Talent is what you have. Effort is what you give.

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”  - Einstein

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