Mr. Rick Gardner Ed.S. - 7th/8th Grade Science

Phone: 251-928-2573

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Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Rick Gardner Ed.S. - 7th/8th Grade Science

EDUCATION

  • Educational Specialist: Curriculum & Instruction – Instructional Technology, University of West Florida (2005).
  • Master of Science: Science Education – Physics & Chemistry Certification, University of Southern Mississippi (1998).
  • Bachelor of Science (Honors): Science Education – Physics & Chemistry Certification, University of Southern Mississippi (1992).
  • Associate of Arts: Jones County Junior College (1990).

EXPERIENCE 

  • Science Teacher: Fairhope Middle School (2017-present)
  • Digital Resource Advisor: Foley High School (2014-2017)
  • Science Teacher/School Technology Coordinator (2013-2014)
  • Computer Lab Teacher/School Technology Coordinator: Fairhope Middle School (2010-2013).
  • School Technology Coach: Fairhope Middle School (2007-2010).
  • Computer Lab Teacher/School Technology Coordinator: Fairhope Middle School (1998-2007).
  • Physics/Chemistry Teacher: Brookhaven (MS) High School (1992-1998).
  • Gas Measurement: United Gas Pipeline Company (1982-1990).

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Class A Secondary Grades 7-12 - Physics, Chemistry, & General Science
  • Class B Secondary Grades 7-12 - Physics, Chemistry, & General Science

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Digital Renaissance Leadership Academy Graduate (2013).
  • Fairhope Middle School Teacher of the Year (2006-2007).
  • Mississippi Assn. of Physicists Excellence in Teaching High School Physics Award (1995).
  • Brookhaven School District Teacher of the Year (1995).
  • Tandy Technology Teacher Award (1994-1998).