George Carr

George Carr

High School Math Teacher, Math Department Chair
 

Moderator:

  • Math Team
  • Chess Club
  • Mu Alpha Theta
  • Cross Country and Track Coach

Education:

  • BS Bus. Admin – USC

Previous Work Experience:

  • Spartanburg Day School 95-02
  • Spartanburg County Schools 90-95
  • McGehees, NOLA 87-90

Certifications:

  • National Math and Science Initiative Presenter & Mentor – AP Calculus & AP Statistics since 2012
  • College Board Advanced Placement Statistics Reading – Reader since 2006 – Table Leader since 2019 — Rubric Team for 2020
  • Clemson University College Board Advanced Placement Summer Institute – Master Teacher AP Statistics since 2017

I began teaching in 1987
I began at SJCS in 2002

Hobbies:
Bicycling, Military History

Favorite Link:
https://www.amstat.org/ASA/Whats-Going-on-in-this-Graph.aspx

Favorite Quotes:
“More is learned from a single mistake, than a lifetime of successes.” – Mr. Carr

“The advancement and perfection of mathematics are intimately connected with the prosperity of the State.” -Napoleon I

“No battle plan ever survives first contact with the enemy.” – von Moltke

“Accept the challenges so that you can experience the exhilaration of victory.” – George S. Patton

Interesting Fact About Me:
Moderator for New York Times biweekly online feature “What’s Going On In This Graph?”

**2019-2020 Magisterium Optimus Award (SJCS High School Teacher of the Year, as voted upon by the teachers)

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