Eric Moore

Eric Moore

NHS Teacher

Engineering 1 and Engineering 2


What extra-curricular activities are you in charge of?

I am in charge of the Robotics Club.

How many years have you been teaching?

I have been teaching for 8 years.

Have you taught at any other schools? If so, where did you teach and which subject(s) did you teach?

I taught Algebra, Geometry and Algebra II at Center for Student Achievement in Jackson.

Where did you attend college and which degree(s) do you have?

I earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from DeVry, Columbus and a Bachelor’s Degree in Adolescent to Young Adult Integrated Mathematics from Marietta College.

In high school what activities/sports were you involved in?

I was involved in the Boy Scouts of America and Track.

Did you work prior to becoming a teacher? If so, where, for how long?

I worked for 10 years for the City of Jackson, 3 years for DeVry as a Faculty Assistant, Tutor, and Programmer, and 2 years for Dawson Recourses as a Web Designer and Programmer.

Do you have another job after school or in the summer?

No

What did you always want to be when growing up?

I wanted to be a racecar driver.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

I enjoy working on cars, working on computers, playing euchre, hiking, photography, and attending concerts.

What do you like most about Northwest?

I like the friendly atmosphere.

What advice do you want to give to your students?

Never give up, give your best. I applied to Scioto County Career Technical Center three times to be a math teacaher. I was interviewed twice. I did not get any of these jobs but I impressed the superintendent and human resource officer. I did not even apply for this job. They remembered me and called asking if I would be interested in teaching Engineering.

What are your favorite website links for your students?

my.pltw.org
pltw.org
www.vexrobotics.com/
miniurbanchallenge.com

What are your favorite movies?

My favorite movies are October Sky, Spare Parts, Westworld, Ex Machina, Angel Heart, To Live and Die in LA, Gone In 60 Seconds (original 1974), Breakfast Club, Better Off Dead, Project Almanac, Sound of Thunder.

What are your favorite songs?

I Can’t Fight This Feeling – REO Speedwagon (wife)

Shandi – KISS (daughter)

Schools Out – Alice Cooper

Bands/Artist: KISS, REO Speedwagon, Journey, Styx, Tesla, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Heart, BB King, Michael Stanley Band, Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band, Aerosmith, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Green Day, 30 Seconds to Mars, Prince, Pink Floyd, Mötley Crüe,

What are your favorite vacation spots?

Tennessee

            Nashville – country music

            Memphis – blues

            Blue Ridge Mountains

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