Teacher spotlight: Getting to know Mr. Thayer

Mr thayer

Mr. Tad Thayer is A.W. Beattie's Science Integration instructor. We asked a few questions to learn more about him, and we will feature another staff member next week.

What was your first job?
In the third grade, I was a Newspaper Delivery Boy.

Why did you become a science teacher?
To pass on what I have learned.

What do you enjoy most about the science field?
It’s not simple nor repetitive.

What do you feel is the key to teaching?
To teach the desire to learn before you teach the knowledge.

What can you be found doing when you’re not teaching?
Coaching Track & Field and Cross Country running;  doing charity events with the 501st Legion in a galaxy far, far away.

What is your favorite TV show or movie?

What activities are at the top of your bucket list?
the ‘top’ would be climbing Mount Kilamanjaro.

What can you reveal that people might not expect about you?

(The answer above was written with invisible ink)

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