I have been working in education for more than 13 years, including secondary instruction, online tutoring, face-to-face tutoring, and assessment development. I hold a Bachelor's degree in Engineering and a Master's degree in Applied Mathematics, with additional coursework in education and post-graduate Mathematics. My other interests and hobbies include creative writing, screenwriting, culinary arts, reading, running & fitness, movies, video games, music, the performing arts, and more.
I taught high school in Brevard County, Florida, for 10 years in various subjects, including AP Physics, Physics I, AP Calculus, PreCalculus, Algebra II, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Digital Electronics. Additionally, while working on post-graduate studies at the University of Central Florida, I instructed students in the learning lab in College Algebra, Trigonometry, and PreCalculus as a graduate teaching assistant. I have provided tutoring online and face-to-face in various mathematical subjects, physics, standardized test preparation, and...
Study.com, Assessment Writer, Contract/Freelance
2016 - Present
Author exam and quiz questions in various disciplines of Math and Science.
Review existing lessons and assessments for alignment with course learning objectives and subject standards.
Educational Testing Services, SAT I Rater
2016 - Present
Score student responses on the Analytical Writing battery of the SAT
University of Central Florida, Graduate Teaching Assistant
2012 - 2013
Provided direct instruction to undergraduate students in the Mathematics Assistance & Learning Lab in College Algebra, Trigonometry, PreCalculus, and Intermediate Algebra.
Supported the instructor of record in the physical PreCalculus lecture through fielding students' questions, maintaining classroom management, and organizing instructional materials.
Merritt Island High School, Teacher
2003 - 2012
Instructed students in AP Physics, Physics I, AP Calculus, PreCalculus, Algebra II, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Digital Electronics.
Acted as Coach/Sponsor for Odyssey of the Mind, Science Olympiad, and the county mathematics tournament team.
Served as representative in AP Vertical Teaming, Science textbook adoption committees, Professional Learning Communities, and the Aerospace Engineering Academy.