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Messiah College, Grantham PA (Christian Ministries)
University of Durham, UK (Master's)
The Catholic University of America (Graduate Coursework)
I have successfully taught middle school history, literature and grammar and elementary science at both private preparatory school and public schools. I also had the opportunity to work with the AnBryce Foundation, assisting with D.C. middle and high school students on Saturdays, once again teaching literature and grammar. I have a Bachelors degree from Messiah College, a Master's degree from the University of Durham in England many hours of course work towards a Ph.D. in Church History at The Catholic University of America.
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I have successfully taught middle school history, literature and grammar and elementary science at both private
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I played basketball growing up in the Washington DC metro area and I coached middle school basketball for two years.
I have had 30 hours of course work toward a PhD in Church History at The Catholic University of America. My MA is in Theological Research.
I played on 2 Maryland state championship teams in high school and I coached a middle school football team last year.
I grew up in Maryland where lacrosse is a varsity sport. I continued to play for my freshman year of my undergraduate. I also played on the University of Durham team while in my masters program. Lacrosse has always been my main sport.
My MA is in Theological Research. And I have had 30 hours of course work toward a PhD in Church History at The Catholic University of America.