LEHIGH UNIVERSITY, Bethlehem, PA 1996-99
Partial completion of doctorate in Educational Technology. GRE Scores:
analytical; 800 quantitative; 660 verbal
SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY of PA, Shippensburg, PA 1990-96
MS Pure Mathematics, 1996
Master's Thesis - "Counting the roots of a polynomial in a ring modulo n"
GPA: 4.0
MS Secondary Education, 1989
BA Political Science, 1989
Thesis - "The Komsomol"

GPA: 3.9
GPA: 3.1
Dual Pennsylvania Instructional II Certification in Mathematics & Social Studies



Wyomissing Area High School, Wyomissing, PA 1992-present

K-12 Computer Department Chair & Secondary Teacher

Taught 7th through 12th grade courses including Calculus III, Advanced Placement (AP) Data Structures, AP Java, AP C++, C Programming, Pascal Programming, Visual Basic Programming, Geometry, Algebra, American History, & Economics.

Penn State University, Berks Campus 1998-present
Adjunct professor for undergraduate courses in C++ and Java programming (CMPSC 101, CMPSC 221, & CMPSC 201) and a graduate course in instructional design (INSYS 400). Instructor for WebPro Certificate Program workshops.
Reading Area Community College, Reading, PA 1999-2008
Web Development Program Coordinator & adjunct professor for undergraduate courses in Web Databases, Flash Animation, E-Commerce, Layout Web Design, Dreamweaver, Web Design Graphics, Visual Basic, & Advanced Visual Basic.



Freelance Web Programmer & Developer 1995-present
Programmed & maintain close to one hundred PHP, ColdFusion, ASP, Flash, Lasso, HTML5/CSS, and WordPress websites for a local advertising agency and my own clients. Designed & programmed custom e-commerce & dynamic Web 2.0 applications.
Mr. Minich's Web Site 1995-present
Maintain an extensive web site with over a thousand interactive pages to supplement my classroom instruction.
Internet and Technology Workshops & Conferences 1994-present
Taught many adult education Internet and computer application workshops for the Wyomissing Area School District and the Wyomissing Area Education Foundation. Gave numerous seminars at national and regional computer / technology education conferences including NECC.
Shippensburg University Library 1991-92
Library bibliographic instruction assistant. Maintained Pascal program and dBase III database to test and track college freshmen for library research aptitude.
Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA), International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), 2007 PA Keystone Technology Integrator Award, 2014 NCWIT Educator Award
Certifications & Badges
MTA: Introduction to Programming using Block-Based Languages - Certified 2017



Extensive experience with Windows, Macintosh, Linux, UNIX, and DOS operating systems since my high school days in the early 1980's. Skilled in operating Apache & Microsoft web servers and associated CGI tools. Versatile skills in application and mobile app development with Android, iOS, Java, C++, C, Visual Basic, Python, App Inventor, and more languages and platforms as well as web development with PHP, ColdFusion, ASP, ASP.NET, JSP, JavaScript, Perl, Lasso, & Flash. Database development skills in MySQL, MS SQL, & MS Access.

Veteran marathon runner, church deacon, USCF-rated chess player & chess coach, electronics