Education and Professional Certifications
In 2009, I earned a Master’s in Educational Administration from Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ. I graduated with distinction (GPA: 3.9).
I hold the certifications below from the New Jersey Department of Education.
- Teacher of Mathematics
- Teacher of Business Computer Applications
In 2005, I earned a B.S. in Computer Science with a minor in Applied Mathematics from the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, NJ. I graduated cum laude (GPA: 3.5).
Since 2015 I’ve taught computer science courses at Mountain Lakes High School in Mountain Lakes, NJ. My courses include Computer Programming, AP Computer Science A and Honors Advanced Data Structures (roughly equivalent to the old AP Computer Science AB course).
From 2005 to 2015 I taught computer science courses at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South in Princeton Junction, NJ. My courses included AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science AB, Artificial Intelligence & Robotics and Advanced Topics in Computer Science.
In Fall 2014 semester I taught computer science as an adjunct faculty member of The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) Department of Computer Science. I reluctantly left TCNJ when I accepted a position at Mountain Lakes High School.
In 2011 and 2012 I taught computer science for Google as a CAPE Program instructor at the New York City site.
Prior to obtaining employment with WW-P Regional School District I taught math for a year at Hillside High School in Hillside, NJ.
In 2004, I developed software in Piscataway at the Clinical Laboratory of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
My college internship was with the CIT Group in Livingston, NJ. Before graduating from NJIT, I worked as a substitute teacher in the Township of Union Public School District, often at Union High School. During the summer of 2003, I worked as a head counselor at the High Hills Day Camp in Gladstone, NJ. In the summer of 2001, I worked as an intern at Elizabethtown Gas when it was owned by NUI. Throughout my time in high school, I detailed cars at both a Cadillac dealership and at an independent detailing company.
Positions held at NJIT
I was elected Secretary of the NJIT Residence Hall Association and President of the NJIT Amateur Radio Club.
Since 2008, I earned a number of SCUBA certifications through Treasure Cove Watersports in Westfield, NJ. A few of my certifications are below.
- Advanced Open Water Diver
- Deep Diver
- Wreck Diver
While at NJIT, I earned my general class amateur radio license, which is issued by the Federal Communications Commission.