17 years in the classroom of a large urban high school.
Project and cooperatively oriented instruction.
Career Services Community Partner of the Year - UT-Permian Basin; several times favorite Social Studies teacher by graduating seniors; Presenter at annual district Teacher University in several areas; Presenter at Education Service Center for various teacher workshops; Mentor for student teachers
Returned to college at age 43 to finish my degree from the 70s and earn a teaching credential; then earned a MAEd in 2003. My background in banking, construction, and the oilfield gives me another area to draw from for content.
I enjoy teaching at the same high school I graduated from 40+ years ago. I live in the neighborhood and see many dozens of my former students regularly, which is just another great payoff for teaching.