I am a teacher. I formerly taught a Pittsburgh Central Catholic High School. I taught a class Algorithmic Thinking for Beginners.

August 2017 â€“ May 2019

**Designed and taught**an original junior-level course, Algorithmic Thinking.Typeset

**over 100 pages**of original material for instruction in LaTeX.Taught juniors with no programming experience to solve

**backtracking recursion**problems in Python as a final project.Conceptually covered topics including

**trees, graphs, Markov Chains, PageRank, the Knapsack Problem, Dynamic Programming, and time/space complexity***i.a.*Course was only one semester in length, taught for two semesters.

**Taught Intermediate Java**, a second level senior-level courseStudents completed

**University of Pittsburghâ€™s CS 0401**, received**college credit**, using the same exams and projects as the college students.