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Teacher Chemistry

Hopkins, MN
May 22, 2020

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Gavin Mclean

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BSc, Dip Ed. University of Stirling, Scotland, Biochemistry with Education. 2001

Registered with the Minnesota Education Department licensed to teach 9-12 Chemistry # 446170

MA -Masters on Technology and Master’s Education Leadership, Concordia University, St. Paul

Work History

– Edina High School. Edina, 55343, Aug 2009-Present, Science Area Leader, Teacher of Chemistry.

2017-2020, Science Area leader, oversee staffing, budget, enrollment, for science and Project lead the way. Teacher of Forensics and options Science, an ALC within the school. Award winner of an Ed fund grant to develop Edina Gardens. Teacher of Forensics and Options Science.

2015-2016 launched Forensics course, a science elective, 2 mini grants from the PTO, development plans for science classroom for alternative learning students as part of $30milllion whole school improvement plans. Interview committee for new Science staff member. Teaching staff representative for incoming parents for the next school year. Crossover with Project Lead the Way, 3D printing skulls, cars and laser printing scale homes for the Forensics course.

2014-2015 AVID training, Chemistry PLC Leader, Batt Committee, Phone call home idea, May Term Forensics, Math and Chemistry crossover from data analysis. Suggest changes to the sequence and scope of Science curriculum

2013-2014, PLC Solution Tree conference, Arizona February, ALP, Options, Edina Ed fund recipient $5000 “Picture this project”, TIES Technology Conference, Edina Tech Cohort,10/4/2013. Interview committee for new Science staff member. Part of the interview committee for the Options program.

2012-2013, Visit U of M active classroom, May, Adopted and launched BYOD in the lab, District Equity Advisory Council, implementing other technology ideas such as Celly, Autocrat Peer Tutor Program. Interview committee for new science staff member

2011-2012 Edina Ed fund recipient $5000 Promethean Interactive whiteboards, Gusky at TIES –standards based grading conference, New general chemistry curriculum, part of the Strategic Advisory Team

2009-2011- Teacher of Foundation Chemistry and Enriched Chemistry

-St Columba’s School, Scotland., Teacher of Chemistry

Aug 2002 -Jun 2008,

Teacher of Chemistry Taught Middle School to AP level Chemistry, during this time made students prepared to face national examinations,

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