Sean graduated from MSU with a BA in Interdisciplinary Social Science with an emphasis in Human Resource Management. Upon earning his degree at MSU, Sean taught Social Studies and US History in the public school system while receiving a MA from Western Michigan University in Educational Administration. Sean served as a school administrator for seven years before joining the Ed. Policy program.
Sean is currently in his 4th year pursuing a dual PhD in Educational Policy and K-12 Educational Administration. While working in the Office of K-12 Outreach, Sean has been afforded the opportunity to pursue his interests in urban education and issues surrounding the achievement gap found among poor and minority students. Sean is a recent recipient of MSU's new Urban Education certificate program and has also received the Keith Goldhammer and David L. Clark scholarships for his scholarly work at MSU. Sean's dissertation will focus on how school principals affect Response to Intervention (RTI) Policy implementation.