Noyce Scholar Profile
Undergraduate major or graduate field of study: Mathematics Education
Subject area(s) and grade level teaching focus: high school
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Name of Noyce institution:
Current academic or teaching status:
School and school district:
Division Avenue H.S graduate – Advanced Regents Diploma
Nassau Community College graduate – A.A.S.
Why do you want to teach:
I love mathematics as a whole; the level of thinking, the skill of problem solving, and the importance of logic is appealing to me. I love children and adolescents because I love to watch them learn and grow intellectually and emotionally.
Describe a memorable teaching experience:
I had tutored a High School student for three years and she was a recluse. Getting the mathematics across to her was challenging, but once she understood, her face lit up and she gained so much confidence. Seeing the transformation in her as a person was precious.
What does the Noyce program mean to you:
Being a member of the Noyce program is an honor. I feel that this program will mold me into a wonderful teacher, which satisfies my ultimate goal.