Wesson

Mr. John Michael Wesson

Email: jmwesson@mpsaz.org
Phone: 480-308-5504

Biography

    Mr. John M. Wesson at a Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball Game October 2011 I am a retired science teacher from a Blue Ribbon High School in South East Michigan.  After the conclusion of my 30th year in the Michigan Public School System I decided to move to warmer weather.   I am currently working on my second career here in the Mesa Public School District.  In 2011-2012 I worked at Carson Jr. High teaching 8th grade Science.  I transferred to Skyline High School for the 2012-2013 school year.  I have taught everything in science at the high school level except AP Physics and AP Chemistry.  I am very excited to meet the needs of my science students this year and will do what every I can to see that they will have a successful year. 

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Scientific MethodSC09 - Ninth grade science is a full-year laboratory course which includes topics in Astronomy, Physics, Chemistry, and Environmental Sciences.  Learning objectives align with the Arizona Science Standards, with specific objectives for each unit located in the student’s notebook.  Common Core - Reading, Writing @ Math will be emphasized starting during the 2012-2013 school year!

Personal (Five Facts)

  •  I love teaching!        
  •  I have coached and won a State Championship in Baseball in 1990.
  •  I was asked to tryout for the Cleveland Cavaliers in 1987 by their scouting staff. 
  •  In 1982 I made the Adray Baseball All Star game and played at Tiger Stadium.
  •  I teach at a college in Chandler at night teaching World History and US. History.

Employment:

  • Skyline High School - Mesa Public Schools, 2012-Current
  • Carson Jr. High - Mesa Public Schools, 2011-2012
  • Waterford Mott High School Teacher - Waterford, MI. 1990-2011

• Science taught in High School: Chemistry, Earth Science, Geophysical Science, Physical Science, Environmental Science, Biology, Life Science and Health.

• High School Physical Education - I taught swimming, weight training, personal fitness, teams sports and individual sports and aerobics. 

• Social Studies taught in High School - Civics, World History

• Driver’s Education Teacher (23 years.)

• Basketball Coach, Baseball Coach, Golf Coach, Football Coach (1981-2011)

• Science Curriculum Design and Assessment Team 2010-2011 

Chemistry

Mason Middle School Teacher  - Waterford, MI. 1989-1990

9th grade Biology, 8th grade Physical Science, 6th grade Physical Education

Rochester Community Schools Substitute Teacher - Rochester, MI. 1988-1989

7-12 All Subjects, K-12 Physical Education

Utica Community Schools Substitute Teacher - Sterling Hts, MI. 1987-1989

7-12 All Subjects, K-12 Physical Education, Athletic Coach, Driver’s Ed Instructor 

H20 cycle

My Education

Master’s of Arts in Teaching - Saginaw Valley State University - 1997

Bachelor’s of Science in Education - Wayne State University - 1988  Major – Physical Education   Minors - Science & Social Studies

Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts - Macomb Community College - 1983

Henry Ford II High School -  1981 Graduate

Continuing Graduate Education - Marygrove College, Detroit, MI - 2008-2010

Northland Pioneer College, AZ - 2011

Grand Canyon University, AZ - 2013

Walden University, AZ - 2013

University of Pacific, CA - 2013