Alice Lloyd College (Biology)
I am a 52 year old man. I have a bachelor of science degree in biology/pre-med but I began college as a physics major so I have considerable background in most of the physical sciences and mathematics.
I began teaching in Kentucky in 1990 and continued to do so at various levels (K-12) until 2007. The majority of my teaching experience is with high school mathematics from pre-algebra to calculus, but I have also taught physics and chemistry as an adjunct professor at the college level.
I left teaching in 2007 to attend medical school but it became clear to me that being a medical doctor was not something that I would enjoy doing. So I left medical school to seek out new interests.
Here are a few examples of my past endeavors that may give you some insight into my commitment to excellence in performance and goal based achievement: As an academic coach my teams won numerous district and regional titles as well as two state titles. My teams at engineering competitions like the Team America Rocketry Challenge have done well too. Due to my experiences with coaching basketball, I have great interest and respect for team sports and athletics. I have also won tournaments in chess and scrabble.
If you need help with any math or science topics, then it is very likely that I can help you. Send an email to set up a time and place. I am a 52 year old man. I have a bachelor of science degree in biology/pre-med but I began college as a physics major so I have considerable background in most of the physical sciences and mathematics.
I began teaching in Kentucky in 1990 and continued to do so at various levels (K-12) until 2007. The majority of my teaching
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