BS, Valparaiso University
MEd, Loyola University
Matthew was born and raised in the Chicagoland area, and he has 7 siblings. He has been a mathematics teacher for over 30 years, the first 26.5 years in high school, and the last 4 years in middle school. He understands that many students fear mathematics, and he enjoys the opportunity to lessen that fear by his method of instruction. Matthew lives in Lakeview with his partner. He spends his free time reading, exercising, traveling, and gardening.