About the Blogger
Mr. Schels was born in 1967 in Westwood, New Jersey, and grew up in River Vale, New Jersey. He read history, law and American Studies at Rutgers and Columbia Universities. After practicing law for 7 years as a civil trial attorney, he went through Connecticut's Alternate Route for Teacher Certification, and has been teaching since 1999. He lives in Trumbull with his wife, Marcia and two children, Tyler, 17 and Kaitlyn, 12. Hobbies include reading, cooking, gardening, tennis, music (classical trumpet) and crossword puzzles. Also - big Yankee fan!