Noyce Scholar Profile
Undergraduate major or graduate field of study: Physics, Philosophy
Subject area(s) and grade level teaching focus: Physics, Mathematics, grades 9-12
Category of scholarship/fellowship:
Noyce Teaching Fellow
Name of Noyce institution:
San Diego State University
Current academic or teaching status:
School and school district:
High Tech High Media Arts
I am a recovering physicist, lawyer, and musician who found his way home to teaching.
Why do you want to teach:
It’s the only job that is meaningful, infinitely challenging, builds epic bonds, and at the same time just feels right.
Describe a memorable teaching experience:
The time Cesar punched the wall and cursed out the existence of the normal force. At that moment I knew he internalized some physics.
What does the Noyce program mean to you:
So far I’ve only been through orientation, but I am beyond excited for what’s to come.