High School Geology Teacher
I rock my students' understanding of this planet.
Teaching / Mentoring
Day to Day
My typical day right now, in the Fall of 2020, looks vastly different from what it looked like for the last 13 years of my career. I am a little more relaxed in how early I arrive at work and how I spend my time before class begins. I usually workout before coming to campus and spend a little longer eating breakfast before beginning my daily routine in the classroom. Before COVID, I would get to school about 2 hours before the 1st period bell and rush to get as much done as I could!
Advice for Getting Started
Here's the first step for professionals
I recommend that if you are going to become a teacher, work as a substitute teacher to get that first-hand experience, work with small groups of students, act as an instructional aid or a coach, and be open to new experiences.
My career is not related to what I studied. I'd recommend this path instead: