This is Mr. West's 16th year as a special education teacher, and 9th year at Stone Bridge High School. Mr. West grew up as part of a Navy family, having lived in Italy, Virginia, California, Florida, and Rhode Island. He graduated from W.T. Woodson High School in 1997 and attended Penn State University on an Air Force ROTC scholarship. He transferred to Oneonta State College (NY), and graduated with a Bachelor's of Science in Video Production and a dual minor in Earth Science and Meteorology. He completed his graduate teaching education at George Mason University in 2007. Prior to Stone Bridge, Mr. West spent one year at W.T. Woodson High School (FCPS), and six years at South County High School (FCPS) where he taught Earth Science, Physics, and Geometry. He currently teaches Earth Science with Mr. Evosirch at SBHS. Mr. West also coached high school basketball for 12 years, and was the head coach for the boys basketball program at Stone Bridge from 2011-2014. Mr. West lives in Ashburn, VA with his wife.