Peter Chen     516 East Iroquois Avenue     630-357-2338
Naperville, IL 60563 peter@for-wild.org
Objective:
 
   Seek part-time computer science teaching position. Expect to obtain Type 09 Certificate in August, 2004. Endorsements for high school include biology, botany, zoology, general science, and computer science.
 
Education Experience (part-time):
 
  
North Central College: Student Teacher 03/04 - now  
  • Taught General Biology and Advanced Biology at Plainfield High School Central Campus.
Naperville Park District: Nature Teacher 07/02 - now  
St. Charles Park District: Nature Teacher 09/01 - now  
Morton Arboretum: Naturalist/School Program Guide/Instructor 02/00 - now  
  • Taught nature programs for school groups, scout troops, and families.
DePaul University: Lecturer 09/83 - 03/85
  • Taught undergraduate computer programming classes.
 
Computer Science Experience:
 
  
AT&T Bell Laboratories/Lucent Technologies: Software Engineer 09/85 - 07/01
  • Developed networking and web-based computer projects. Accepted early retirement.
University of Chicago: Programmer/Analyst 10/82 - 08/85
  • Developed accounting systems and databases.
 
Biology Experience:
 
  
American Dental Association: Research Assistant 09/78 - 09/80
  • Conducted research on gingival hyperplasia in ferrets.
University of Chicago: Senior Research Technician 07/76 - 08/78
  • Supervised Drosophila laboratory in genetic population research.
 
Avocational:
 
 
Education:
  North Central College: Teaching Certificate in Secondary Biology, GPA: 3.9 06/03 - now  
  DePaul University: M.S. in Computer Science (Searl Award), GPA: 3.9 01/80 - 06/82
  University of Chicago: M.S. in Genetics (Public Health Service Grant) 09/74 - 08/76
  Columbia University: B.A. in Biology (New York State Regents Scholarship) 09/70 - 05/74