I retired from Georgia Perimeter College in 2015. I now teach mathematics part-time at Georgia State University’s Perimeter College (the former GPC). At GPC, I served as Director of the Learning and Tutoring Centers across all five campuses.
Prior to returning to academia, I worked in corporate IT for twenty-three years including seventeen in management, implementing and supporting information technology in multiple corporations. I started as a FORTRAN programmer and many years and a few corporations later became Chief Information Officer for a major Atlanta corporation.
I earned an AA in liberal arts from Hillsborough Community College, a BA and MA in mathematics from the University of South Florida, and a doctorate in developmental education from Grambling State University. My dissertation title: Institutional Responses to Underprepared Students at the University of Georgia: 1801 – 2001.
I am a Past President of the National College Learning Center Association and recipient of NCLCA’s Lifetime Achievement Award. I was NCLCA’s representative to CLADEA for seven years (last two as vice chair), past Treasurer of the Georgia Tutoring Association, and Content Editor of LSCHE. I am also a member of the American Evaluation Association, the History of Education Society, the American Mathematical Association of Two-year Colleges, the Association for the Tutoring Profession, the National Association for Developmental Education, and the College Reading and Learning Association. I am the webmaster for CLADEA. I am a USAF veteran, married, and a great-grandfather.