Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Meteorology: Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL Research Meteorologist: University of Chicago for 17 years Master's Degree in Education: Dominican University, River Forest, IL
Mr. James Partacz
I have been teaching science and technology for over 20 years and this is my 18th year teaching science at A Vito Martinez. My work experience before teaching was at The University of Chicago as a Research Meteorologist working for a world renown severe weather expert, Tetsuya Fujita. After 17 years working at the University, I decided to change careers, go back to school, and earn a masters degree in education. After working at two different private schools in Chicago and suburbs, I was hired at AVM as a science teacher. Even after 19 years, I am still excited to start every new school year not only teaching science, but sharing my experiences as a research scientist with all of my students.
In addition to teaching I am also...
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