Friday, June 18, 2010

La Jolla High Teacher Named County Outstanding High School Science Teacher

Congratulations to La Jolla High's David James, the San Diego Science Educators Association Outstanding Science Teacher for 2010. David teaches biology and marine science at La Jolla High, where just a few of his accomplishments include teaching students about native chaparral communities in the field, conducting intertidal monitoring for the Census of Marine Life, taking students on a five-day field studies trip to Monterey Bay, establishing collaborative student projects with Scripps Institution of Oceanography and San Diego State University, and coaching a National Ocean Sciences Bowl team, which came in fourth place at the national competition. The San Diego Science Educators Association is a professional organization supporting science educators and promotes science literacy and advocates for science education by promoting professionalism, leadership, and community outreach. For more information, please contact Martin Teachworth at