I have taught Educational Technology at Florida International University, I am a grader for Pearson Inc., I am currently Teaching Advanced Science (Earth/Space/Environmental). I have taught I.B. Biology with a pass ration of 97.5%, and A.P. Environmental Science with the highest pass ratio in the District of Volusia County. I am a Creative Writer and have a minor in Philosophy, and Geology of Natural Disasters.
I truly believe in a hands on environment and creating a positive yet extremely competitive classroom atmosphere. I also feel that it is my duty to show students my respect and dedication towards them and their education first, and they will then step up and perform at their highest level in order to not disappoint me. I am extremely well regarded amongst my students and ask only that they try their absolute best on any assigment I give. I am honestly the most energetic and passionate Teacher I have witnessed; and am likewise a firm believer in observing other Teachers, in order to help myself get better in terms of my pedagogy skills.
Partner to the Florida Department of Education, Rookie Teacher of the Year (Miami-Dade County, Fl.), Futures Grant Awards Recipient, Certified State Wildlife Biologist, Advanced SCUBA Diver (PADI), and Prism Award Recipient in Science, Grader for Pearson Education Inc., Apple Inc. A+ Certified Software Technician, Apple Inc. Certified Programmer., Class II and III Wildlife Permit Holder, Venomous Reptile Permit Holder.
Major in Biology with minors in Creative Writing, Art History, Geology of Natural Disasters, Education, Philosophy, Creative Writing, and Business Administration.
I love the outdoors, especially Surfing and SCUBA Diving. I am an active Environmental Activist. I really enjoy my family life and spending time with them. I believe that ALL children can learn and strive to be the absolute best Teacher I can be. I am intelligent and have a very high Intelligence Quotient but am likewise astute in practicing humility and being helpful and kind to others.