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Gary Smith

Community
Port Townsend
Organization
Retired teacher
Which skills or areas of expertise are you willing to share?
Education and Training
Natural Resources, Ecology, Water and Land Usage
Outdoors Experience
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Social Services and Non Profit
In what academic subject do you or your organization have expertise?
Science
Math
History
Language Arts
Literature
Social Studies
Technology
Able to work with Special Needs
I am interested in working with schools in my area
Yes
What grade level would you or your organization work best with?
High School
Higher Education
High School Senior Projects
9th Grade Community Mentoring Program
What kind of availability do you or your organization have to offer?
Advisorship (longer term commitment)
Mentorship (coffee or lunch, shorter time commitment)
Tutoring
You have indicated an expertise in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
Provided direct academic support across all grades, curricula, and ability levels (ranging from developmental and attention difficulties through students pursuing college graduate level degrees. I
You have indicated an expertise in Education and Training
i worked in public education for 25 years as a classroom history teacher, special education teacher, program coordinator, special education consultant, followed by 15 yeas in private practice as an educational and learning consultant.
Education
1976 BA, special education & general education, Western Washington University
1989 MEd, human resource education, Boston University
Employment
1977-1988 Special education resource teacher, history teacher, Dimond High School, Anchorage, Alaska
1988-1997 Secondary special education consultant, Anchorage School District (organized and led inservice workshops in a district of ~50,000 students, wrote numerous curricula, model teaching, direct liaison between students and parents and school district personnel and administration)
1990-1996 Adjunct instructor for college level special education courses, University of Alaska, Anchorage
1997-2002 Special education coordinator, reading teacher, Goldenview Middle School, Anchorage, Alaska
2002-2017 Owner, Eureka Learning & Educational Consulting, providing direct academic assistance to clients grade 7 through college & graduate school
You have indicated an expertise in Natural Resources, Ecology, Water and Land Usage
I have a strong interest in the environment and related issues and am an extensive gardener.
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