I graduated from the University of San Diego in 2002 with a Bachelors degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry and from the University of Arizona in 2011 with a Masters in Animal Science. I moved to the New River Valley in 2011 to continue my education and pursue a Ph.D in Animal and Poultry Science. I have been teaching at the college level for 4 years and specialize in Anatomy and Physiology, General Biology, Reproduction, and Introduction to Animal Science.
In the summer of 2012, I began teaching at Virginia Western Community College and am currently an adjunct instructor for Biology 101 and 102. This experience has led me to change my career path and switch my Ph.D from Animal Science to STEM and Science Education. I truly love teaching and believe that everyone can learn, it's just a matter of finding the right angle of approach. Science and math may not be easy for everyone, but with a time and effort, you can learn to appreciate and understand the subject. My goal as a tutor and instructor is to find a way for all of my students to understand the material. I also love to learn and feel that people never stop learning. This is why I am always trying to find new ways to teach and new fun facts and content to bring into my sessions.
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