Noyce Scholar Profile
Undergraduate major or graduate field of study: Major in Mathematics
Subject area(s) and grade level teaching focus: Highschool
Category of scholarship/fellowship:
Name of Noyce institution:
University of Texas at El Paso
Current academic or teaching status:
School and school district:
I’m a junior student at UTEP, born in El Paso with Mexican heritage. I was raised by my parents in Mexico and when I started college I came to the U.S. I’m 20 years old turning 21 in may 1st. I’m very friendly as well as responsible and I always give my best in each one of my classes.
Why do you want to teach:
To be a candle in someone’s journey through education.
Describe a memorable teaching experience:
I have been working as a Peer Leader for Precalculus classes, such experience has made a big change in the way see a teacher, now even though my job consist in give some examples and answer question, I note that every thing you say can influence the students in such a big way.
What does the Noyce program mean to you:
That teaching is not just a job, but teaching is a matter of personal committeemen and be willing to give your best in all the things you do, in a few words is be willing to give part of you to every person you teach.