...I graduated from South Dakota State University with a B.S. in Physics and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering (GPA 3.91). I also have a Master's Degree in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University (GPA 4.0).
As mentioned, I am an active duty Submarine Officer in the US Navy, working at U... (read more)
...I work as a meteorologist/computer programmer for the Air Force, writing software to calculate statistics for large data sets. I also prepare graphical reports, so I use technology like Microsoft Excel daily and have found it is a great tool for reinforcing statistical concepts in the classroom.... (read more)
...After graduation I worked at an engineering firm as a programmer for 3 years before going into full-time education. I have been a math and computer science teacher for 12 years at the junior high, high school, and junior college levels.I have played the piano for 30 years and have given lessons for 7 years, ages 7 through adult. I read music and play by ear. (read more)
...Then there are courses I took while enrolled in teacher's college, including geology, meteorology, & astronomy. I am a qualified tutor in TOEFL because I have spent a lot of time around others whose native language is not English. In the Spring of 2014, I assisted a Southeast Community College ... (read more)
...I always believed that students didn't like science and math because they had a bad experience in high school. I wanted to teach high school and after 20 years in industry an opportunity to earn my teaching certification came up and I jumped at it. I have been teaching math and science for 10 years both face-to-face and online. (read more)