I graduated from Fairport High School in 1996. I then went on to college atSyracuse University and graduated with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in 2000.After graduation, I worked as a graphic designer for Messenger PostNewspapers, Minuteman Press and The Daily Record. I have designed printads, web ads, and whole sections of the newspapers I worked for, as well asbusiness cards, letterheads, invitations, posters, flyers and brochures. I evendesigned an entire magazine for a freelance client of mine. I decided in 2010 thatI wanted to pursue a teaching degree. I graduated from Nazareth College in2012 with my Masters in Education and as I now teach Graphic Design andExploratory Foundations at STEM High School.It is my goal to open up the world of design to all of my students.