Objective I aspire to be an effective and inspiring High School substitute teacher, especially in Mathematics, Physics, and Business, and to continually increase in knowledge and ability.
Education and Training
Transcripts and documentation are available on request.
Passed "Mathematics 6-12" Subject Area Examination (SAE) on 2005-07-23.
University-level Education courses completed:
Introduction to Education
ESOL Strategies for Content Area Teachers
Teaching Middle and Secondary School Math
Applied Educational Technology
Applied Learning Theory
Education in a Multicultural Environment
Educational Measurement and Evaluation
Successfully completed "A Day in the Life of a Substitute Teacher" 2004-02-21.
"Statement of Eligibility" for High School Math and Physics from FDoE
Various technical graduate courses at the University of Illinois
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
Experience with Leadership of Students
While I am relatively new to teaching, I have been involved with Students most of my life:
Finished the 2005 Spring semester (3+ weeks) of an "Integrated Science" class at Coral Glades HS.
Interim Substitute for Algebra 2 and Integrated Math III at
Cypress Bay HS, Weston, FL for 5 weeks from 2004 May 3 through 2004 June 11.
Broward County Substitute Teacher.
Completed HRD substitute training.
Volunteer in the Math department at Cypress Bay HS in Weston (Spring 2003).
Proctor at several HS Math Competitions.
Sponsor of two National Science Foundation Summer Interns.
Former High School and Junior High School youth leader and sponsor. This involved teaching classes and taking groups of 15-20 HS age youth on weekend retreats and other activities.
Parent of two grown children.
I have more than 35 years of experience as an Electrical Engineer with Siemens ICN (previously a division of GTE, now part of Verizon) involving positions of steadily increasing responsibility. This included total responsibility for a number of major projects requiring technical, leadership, and interpersonal skills. Highlights include:
Leadership of development teams.
Total responsibility for many major projects that were completed successfully.
Supervision of engineers and technical personnel.
Innovations leading to 17 U.S. patents on which
I am a sole or co-inventor.
(documentation available on request).
Sponsorship and guidance of two National Science Foundation summer interns.
Providing technical knowledge and direction to less-experienced personnel.
Technical and Leadership positions in several national and international
Registered Professional Engineer of Illinois (by examination).
Participated actively in the writing of, and a listed contributor to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standard T1.276-2003 "Baseline Security Requirements for the Management Plane" relating to security for telecommunications equipment and networks using the Internet Protocol. This work was requested by the President's security advisors post 9/11.
Lead the Internet Protocol product security effort for telecommunications products at Siemens in Boca Raton, FL.
Served as a technical consultant within Siemens on mathematical and technical issues.
Lead a team that developed one of the first digital subscriber transmission systems for high-speed telephone line data and internet access.
Invented the basic scheme for detecting load coils in telephone loops.
Designed a number of Integrated Circuit chips for communications applications.
These include writing humorous poetry (samples on request, one has been published), and participating in a local book-reading club. This Summer (2005) I have been learning Java programming.
I have long-standing and continuing interests in science (particularly astronomy), mathematics, technology, cryptography, Ham Radio (K9PLH) and electronics. These interests began in childhood and are still active.
Available on request, or just EMAIL some of the teachers for whom I have substituted. They are listed on my schedule page.