Principal's Message

      I am happy to be a part of the Woodland family. This is my 23rd year in education, eleven as an administrator and twelve as a teacher and coach. This is my 6th year at Woodland.  I have worked in education at every level from pre-k to college. This is my 17th year working with middle level students. I have a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from Hendrix College, a Masters of Education from the University of Arkansas, and I have completed a program of study in Educational Leadership through Harding University. My wife, Jennifer, is an RN and we have two children, Katie and Will.

      VIsion Statement

      Fayetteville Public Schools is the trusted leader

      in Arkansas public education

      where every student achieves his or her full potential.

      Mission Statement

      We will personalize learning and exceed expectations every day

      in an inclusive and safe environment.

      Our Guiding Principles

      We Believe In...

      Providing students with a variety of personalized learning experiences that are academically challenging, developmentally appropriate, and personally relevant in order for students to make informed educational and personal decisions

      Educating the whole child, developing each students learning skills, social skills, and emotional capacity based on their needs and desires.

      Building relational capacity with our students to help each student reach their potential

      Creating a safe, supportive, nurturing environment that is conducive to learning in which each student can thrive and succeed

      Involving educators, administrators, parents and students together to improve each students outcome as a lifelong learner

      Building students character by instilling in them the GRIT mindset in all areas of their life and education

      Helping students see the purpose in their education and develop the problem solving mindset to overcoming obstacles

      Making decisions concerning education that is based on what is best for each individual student

      Continuously learning and reflecting to improve our craft.

      Collaborating and integrating other content area skills into our instruction.