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Mr. Paul Thompson, thompsonp@district279.org

Science

Where did you go to school and what is your previous job experience?

I went to the University of Minnesota for an engineering degree right out of high school and worked at this for 7 years. I decided to become a teacher and went to St. Cloud State to get my teaching license and later returned to the U of M for a master of education.

How long have you worked at Park Center?

2005-06 is year number 13.

What is your teaching philosophy?

I think it's important to teach students to learn so they can continue learning as adults.

Why did you choose your profession?

I like interacting with young adults.

What is your favorite quote?

Life is what happens when you’re making other plans.

In what room(s) can you commonly be found?

124

Advice for students going to college?

Study more than you do now.

Sum up your career at Park Center in one word

Educational