About Me
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Birthplace

  • Columbus, Ohio

Current Residence

  • Bremerton, Washington
  • Other places I've lived include Louisville, Kentucky; Xenia, Ohio; Athens, Ohio, and Chatham, Massachusetts.

Education

  • Ohio University-Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre
  • University of Louisville-post-baccalaureate studies in Science & Math
  • University of Washingron-Master in Teaching in Secondary Science

Previous Teaching Experience

  • Briar Terrace Middle School- Edmonds, Washington
  • The Privett Academy-Mercer Island, Washington
  • Islander Middle School- Mercer Island, Washington

The 2017-2018 school year marks my ninth year of teaching

Best/Worst Part About Teaching

  • Best Part: Seeing that light of understanding "click on" in a student's eyes after they've puzzled over a problem.
  • Worst Part: Students who waste time in class, who don't realize how fortunate they are to be able to attend school, and who don't take advantage of the opportunity to learn something new each day.

Misc. Personal Facts 

  • Married to Keri in 2014
  • Father of three: Elias, 16; Bennett, 12; and Kieran, 9
  • Step-father of five: Linda, 25 (m. David 2015); Wyatt, 19; Dylan, 16; Emily and Ryder, 12 year old twins.
  • Step-granddaddy of one: Everly Charlotte, b. Feb. 2017
  • Hobbies & Interests
    • Photography,
    • Reading (mainly non-fiction & memoir)
    • Exercise/staying in shape
    • Coffee
    • Major League Baseball
    • Home improvement projects
    • Mindfullness-Based Stress Reduciton (MBSR)
    • History of space travel & science



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The Carr/Pierce Family