Social Studies/Agricultural Studies Teacher - Team 1
MEd, Curriculum Studies, University of Montana
MS, Environmental Studies, University of Montana
BA, Psychology, University of California, Berkeley
Teacher Certification: Broadfield Social Studies (History, Political Science, Geography, Economics and Psychology)
Rick joined Montana Academy in 2004. Rick has fourteen years of high school teaching experience (Montana Academy and Missoula County Public Schools). Rick has helped to start and run the Agricultural Studies Program, which is one of the most extensive and successful “Farm to School” programs in the state. He is the head boy’s basketball coach and has been working with the boys’ and girls’ teams since they began in 2006. Rick also serves on the educational committee of the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP).
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