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Hello! I am very excited for the 2021-22 school year. This will be my fifth year at Trailside Middle School and I will be teaching 7th grade U.S. History.
I am from Leesburg, Virginia and graduated from Heritage High School. I earned my B.A. in History from James Madison University and my M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from George Mason. Before coming to Trailside I taught Civics and Economics in Prince William County and U.S. History at J.L. Simpson Middle School in Leesburg.
Prior to teaching, I had the pleasure of working in public history at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Office of History in Alexandria, Virginia. This was an eye-opening experience that allowed me to work with historical documents and images (some of which were hundreds of years old) on a daily basis.
This year I will be serving as the subject area lead teacher (SALT) for the Social Science Department at Trailside. In my free time, I enjoy playing and playing and watching sports, traveling, reading, and spending time with my wife (Mrs. Grant), daughter (Sara), dog (Rocky) and cat (Maggie).