Travis holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Allegheny College, a Master of Science Degree in Zoology from the University of New Hampshire, and a Master of Science Degree in Science Education from Oregon State University. He taught high school Biology in Dallas, OR for five years and moved to the Rochester area to be closer to family.

What do you love most about your job?
I love helping students see the amazing aspects of our natural world and how they are affected by them.

What’s the best part about working at Allendale Columbia?
Being part of a great community of teachers, students, and parents.

If you could do any job in the world besides what you do now, what would it be and why?
I would be a field Biologist. I would still be working in a field that I’m passionate about and my office would be the outdoors.