Noyce Scholar Profile
Undergraduate major or graduate field of study: Biology, English
Subject area(s) and grade level teaching focus: Science, Math, Language Arts, grades 6-12
Category of scholarship/fellowship:
Fifth year or post-baccalaureate Noyce scholar
Name of Noyce institution:
Current academic or teaching status:
Year 1 of 1 in school
School and school district:
Woodburn School District
My past experience includes teaching ESL at the community college level, financial services, publishing, and newspaper reporting/editing.
Why do you want to teach:
I’m eager to work with middle and high school students to help them prepare for creative and interesting jobs that will be in demand when they graduate.
Describe a memorable teaching experience:
I designed and taught a pond water lab my second week of my practicum. It was great to see how children get excited about learning science when they are involved in inquiry!
What does the Noyce program mean to you:
Receiving the Noyce Scholarship has made it possible to attend graduate school and will help me distinguish myself to employers.