Physics Teacher, and Student Support Specialist
Phoenix Charter Academy High School
Founding physics teacher at PCA Springfield, the 3rd Charter High School in the Phoenix Charter network, serving young parents, under-credit and court-involved students in urban school districts.
Fully planned/taught 4 STEAM physics classes aligned with Massachusetts and Common Core standards. Students were 30 percent ESL, mixed within all classes.
Assist with school operations for classroom design, logistics, IT systems and communications for temporary school space, and a new school under construction (opening 2015-16 school year).
Worked as Student Support Staff specialist, helping students overcome behavioral, life and academic hurdles towards their successful graduation, and acceptance to college after graduating.