STEM 6 Teachers Nathan Swick STEM 6 Science Teacher Professional Profile- Thirteen years of successful teaching experience in middle school science. Incorporates innovative techniques with real world applications into instruction to peak student interest and enthusiasm. Creates a challenging and exciting laboratory atmosphere for students to explore the curriculum to its fullest. Education - Bachelors of Science in Education, Advanced Professional Certificate Experience – Completed five successful years of STEM 6, 11 years middle school science, 2 years Summer Space Camp Instructor, Maryland Tech Council STEM Teacher of the Year, Center for Talented Youth Fellow Teacher, Attended Space Camp for Educators, Zero G Weightless Flight for Educators, Blue Angel VIP Ride, IT/SEC Teacher of the Year. Kristy Wilhite STEM 6 Mathematics Teacher Professional Profile- Four years of 1 year Algebra; 4 years 7th Grade Math; 3 years 6th grade Math; 5 years 6th Grade Pre Algebra Education - Saginaw Valley State University- Bachelor of Arts, with an emphasis in Math and Social Studies College of Notre Dame- Masters in Middle School Mathematics Boise State University- currently working on Master in Educational Technology Experience – Completed three successful years of STEM 6, Certified Training in Vernier Probeware and PTC Pro/Desktop Design Program • Prepared, organized and ready for class including the daily use of Agenda Book • Attend class regularly and on time • Complete and turn in all assigned homework • Complete and turn in all class assignments missed when absent • 3.0 or above grade point average in all core classes • 80% or above on all St. Mary’s County • Benchmark Tests • Academic honesty - no copied homework or plagiarizing • Moral Integrity as defined in the Student Code of Conduct 1st - Agenda Book Check 2 nd - SharePoint Homework Calendar 3rd - HAC 4 th - Teacher Email >collaborate on documents, tasks, contacts, events, and other information. >provide places to capture and share ideas, information, communication, and documents. >facilitate team participation in discussions, shared document collaboration, and surveys. Directions: 1. Log onto stem.smcps.org 2. In the next popup window, type in your child’s school ID number followed by “@instruction.smcps.org” 1. Next, type in your child’s three initials followed by the last three numbers of their school ID number. 1. Contact: [email protected] if you are having trouble logging on to SharePoint. • No more than one hour per subject area • Appropriate parental support • Appropriate online resources • Safe internet usage • Late work procedures • HAC track for current grades • Regular SharePoint user • Agenda books • “Blue Without You” homework make-up – All Field Trips have a direct connection to STEM objectives so it is expected that all STEM students participate in all field trip experiences.