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If you weren't in education, what do you think you'd be doing and why?
I honestly canít see myself doing anything else.
When you were a kid, you wanted to be a ______? Why?
Disc Jockey. Why? WKRP & Dr. Johnny Fever.
What's your idea of happiness?
Day of skiing/snowboarding then hanging with my wife & daughter. Single malt scotch. Cigar.
Twitter changed my life because:
Wouldnít say itís "changed my life" but it's certainly been extremely helpful in learning and networking.
The teacher who had the biggest impact on me and why:
Father Burshek, senior year Theology (I went to a Jesuit high school). He challenged me to question and think like no other.
If you were dictator and had total control, tomorrow education would:
Have no place in politics and politics have no place in it.
If you could live anywhere other than where you are, it would be:
I live in the greatest place on Earth. But if I had to choose, Maine, Ireland or Scotland I suppose.
The biggest problem with K-12 education is:
Do you have a motto you live by?
Entitlement is vulgar. Work. Earn. Compete for pride. Compare to no one.
I've always wanted to visit:
Banff. Heli-ski a perfect powder day.
What are your most treasured possessions?
If you never had to worry about making money, what would you do?
Scotch & golf tour of Scotland. By Vespa.
What kind of kid were you in high school?
Rough around the edges struggling to fall short of my potential.