Noyce Scholar Profile
Aaron von Lindern
Undergraduate major or graduate field of study: B.S. Physiology and Chemistry; M.S., Kinesiology
Subject area(s) and grade level teaching focus: Science, grades 9-12
Category of scholarship/fellowship:
Noyce Teaching Fellow
Name of Noyce institution:
Arizona State, STARR Noyce Scholarship Program
Current academic or teaching status:
School and school district:
Meridian High School, Joint School District No. 2
I grew up in Boise, Idaho where I graduated from Capital High School. I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology and Chemistry from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. I was also a student-athlete (baseball) while completing my undergraduate degree at the University of Arizona. I received my Master of Science degree in Kinesiology from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo College of Math and Sciences. I received my Master of Education degree in Secondary Education from Arizona State College of Education. I also spent two years working for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix.
Why do you want to teach:
I want to teach because I enjoy working with the youth oftoday.
Describe a memorable teaching experience:
The most memorable teaching experience I have had is being able to work with many different schools and organizations from all different backgrounds in life.
What does the Noyce program mean to you:
The Noyce program provided me the opportunity to obtain my teaching certification which otherwise would not have been financially possible for me.