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Upper School Science Teacher, Science Department Chair
 
Education

1980 Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with a concentration in General and Biological Sciences, Cum laude graduate

Professional Experience
2005 - Present SHANNON FOREST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL; Greenville, SC, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, Honors Biology, Honors Chemistry, CP Biology, CP Chemistry, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Physical Science, Life Science, Pre-Calculus, Algebra I and II, Pre-Algebra teacher, Science Department Head, Key Club Advisor
1994 - 1996 ST. ANTHONY’S ACADEMY;  Florence, SC; 4th, 5th, 6th Grade Math, Pre-Algebra and Algebra I teacher
1992 - 1994 HUDGENS ACADEMY; Lynchburg, SC, Biology, Chemistry, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Earth Science, Life Science, General Science teacher, Cheerleading Coach
1989 - 1992 FLORENCE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL; Florence, SC, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Human Anatomy and Physiology teacher, Yearbook Advisor

1980 - 1984 STONE MOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL; Stone Mountain, GA, Biology, Chemistry, Physical Science, Human Anatomy and Physiology teacher

Certifications
SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS - Professional Certificate
SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS - Professional Certificate

2003 AP BIOLOGY Certification 2012 AP CHEMISTRY Certification

Honors | Awards | Activities
1980 Outstanding Secondary Education major award
1984, 1990 Teacher of the Year
1992 Wellman Incorporated Golden Apple Award
2005, 2006, 2008 National Honor Roll’s Outstanding American Teacher Certificate of Merit
2006, 2007, 2008, 2011 Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by the National Society of High School Scholars

2010 American Chemical Society Award for facilitating National Chemistry Week Poster Contest

Professional Affiliations
The American Chemical Society

National Science Teachers Association

Personal Information
Children; Kristen Elizabeth Faust- married to Scott Faust with 4 children, Lindsay Elaine Cooper
Grandchildren; Caroline, Jameson, Lauryn, and Megan
Church Affiliation; Southern Baptist
Hobbies/Interests; gardening and spoiling my grandchildren
Favorite Bible Verse; Joshua 1:9 – “Have I not commanded you?  Be strong and courageous.  Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”