Degrees and Certifications:
After graduating Boaz High School, he attended Snead and then Jacksonville University. He has an Associate's Degree, Bachelor's Degree, and Master's Degree to teach Secondary History and English. He has been an eight year participant in the Teaching American History:Developing Teachers as Historians federal program. He traveled the paths of the people and events contained in my United States History I: Beginnings to the Industrial Revolution course. The program allowed me access to Midnight Ride of Paul Revere in Massachusetts to the classrooms of Harvard to the shipyards of California on the eve of World War II. His classroom does not contain textbooks. It contains artifacts and primary resources: "Learn from the real thing!" His wife and three children are forced to live with the "history teacher" 24/7/365.