Toby Hooper

    Toby Hooper

    Operations Mgr./Social Studies

    (since 2002)

    Email: thooper@southwesternacademy.edu

    Extension: 209

    BIRTHPLACE: Burlington, NC

    COLLEGE DEGREE: Ph.D. Mythology; M.A. Mythology; M.A. Education; B.A. Business Administration

    CLASSES TAUGHT: World Cultures

    EDUCATIONAL FIELD TRIPS: Getty Villa

    OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: Director of Operations – Maintenance, Food Service, Custodial

    INTERESTS OTHER THAN TEACHING: Hiking, Reading

    I LIKE TEACHING AT SOUTHWESTERN BECAUSE: I have the time to reach out to each student. Also, the diversity of our student body gives a unique perspective to teaching social studies.

    FAVORITE QUOTE: “Awake and Ready.”

    MY TEACHING PHILOSOPHY: Each student has the opportunity to find his or her own relationship to the material. Through the classroom experience each student can begin to see what it is in his or her own life that will unfold as he or she grows into a young adult.