Graduated Inglewood High School, Inglewood California in 1977. Attended UCLA 1978-1980. Graduated from Northeastern State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Education in 1993. Earned Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from Southern Nazarene University in 2002.
I have been employed by Grove Public Schools since 1993. I taught Government, World History, and Oklahoma History at the High School. I have coached Baseball, Softball, Basketball, and Football at the Varsity and Middle school levels. I have served as District Transportation Director, Assistant Principal of the Middle School, Middle School Principal, and my current position as Superintendent of Grove Public Schools.
Prior to working for Grove, I played professional baseball for 10 years.
I have been Married to former Grove graduate Lisa Dawson since 1986. We have raised 3 Grove graduates: Ryan, Tyler, and Taylor Dodson. All three have graduated from college. We have one grandchild, Emma.
I enjoy spending time with my family, getting on the lake, and playing golf when time and weather allow.