Graduated with honors from Elkhorn City High School, Elkhorn City, KY.
BA (Social Studies) from Alice Lloyd College, Pippa Passes, KY.
MA (Secondary Education) from Morehead State University, Morehead, KY.
Wife: Rebekah Sode (Also a teacher at ACMS teaching 7th grade reading)
Son: Luke and wife Alli (Live in Taylor County)
Pets: Two cats (Spock and Kirk)