Noyce Scholar Profile
Undergraduate major or graduate field of study: Physics
Subject area(s) and grade level teaching focus: 9-12
Category of scholarship/fellowship:
Noyce Teaching Fellow
Name of Noyce institution:
UC Santa Cruz
Current academic or teaching status:
First Year Teacher
School and school district:
LPS - San Jose
Grew up in a small town in Missouri, came to UCSC to major in Physics, got involved with CalTeach, went to UCSC MAT program, and now I am starting my first year of teaching.
Why do you want to teach:
I want to help students get to college.
Describe a memorable teaching experience:
The whole student-teacher experience was one I will always remember.
What does the Noyce program mean to you:
The Noyce program gave me the opportunity to go on to get my Masters at UCSC. without the program, I wouldn’t have been able to afford grad school.