Charlotte Catholic High School (1998-2001), Charlotte, NC; De La Salle North Catholic HS (2001-2012), Portland, OR; Jesuit High School (2012-present), Portland, OR; Subjects taught: Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, and AP Calculus AB
Detailed and clear notes with a variety of examples to teach basic and advanced mathematical concepts; Engaging students and encouraging participation by all students; Mnemonic devices, songs, raps to help learn difficult math concepts
Oregonian article: http://www.oregonlive.com/education/index.ssf/2012/03/predominantly_african_american.html OnPoint Educator of the Year 2012 - Community Choice Award University of Portland's "Distinguished Alumnus of the Year" 2015 http://www.up.edu/alumni/print.aspx?cid=7480 http://www.up.edu/alumni/default.aspx?cid=7398&pid=2850
Central Catholic High School, Valedictorian Class of '93; University of Portland, Mathematics B.A. 1998; University of Notre Dame, Masters of Education 2000
Music is a huge part of my life: I listen to my favorite artists in my car, working out, and at home. I play guitar and sing and I like to incorporate music into my mathematics lessons whenever I can.