James Madison University- Bachelor of Business Administration
Hollins University- Student in Master of Arts in Teaching program.
University of Virginia- Continuing education
Virginia Tech- Continuing education
George Mason University- Continuing education
Rappahannock County High School- Business Teacher (4 years)
Jackson River Technical Center- Business Teacher (3 years)
Before beginning his teaching career, Mr. Strand worked in the marketing field for ten years in New York City. After his career in New York City, Mr. Strand owned and operated the Highland Inn in Monterey, Virginia for twelve years.