" It takes an average of ten shots to score a goal in soccer... Applying for a job is no different! If you don't succeed at first, take another shot!"

-- Unknown

Mr. Nick Carr

Business Education Teacher

CTE Finance Director

Cooperative Education Coordinator

Head Boys' Soccer

Head Girls' Soccer

Biography

I am a Career & Technical Education teacher at Mascoutah High School.

Class INformation

Class information coming soon.

Background Information

Education

Master of Arts in Teaching

  • Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 2003-2004
  • Major: Curriculum & Instruction

Bachelor of Science

  • Lewis University, 1998-2002
  • Majors: Management Information Systems & Marketing

High School Diploma

  • Mascoutah High School, 1994-1998

Work Experience

Mascoutah Community High School, 2009 to Present

Business Education

Courses Taught:

  • Cooperative Education
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Science Essentials (PLTW)
  • Computer Maintenance
  • Networking
  • Microsoft Applications
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Applications (dual credit with SWIC)
  • Introduction to Technology Essentials

CTE Finance Director

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manages, budgets, and implements Federal Perkins grant and Career and Technical Education -- Illinois grant to provide educational resources, including equipment, supplies, and software to prepare CTE students for their careers.

Cooperative Education Coordinator

Responsibilities Include:

    • Facilitates MHS's school-to-work program by assisting Cooperative Education students gain employment, by providing constructive feedback to improve workplace performance, and by guiding and directing students in real world (careers and personal finances) experiences.

Head Soccer Coach (Boys and Girls)

Coaching philosophy includes:

  • Teaching, developing, and training soccer fundamentals; understanding that enjoying the game is important, but hard work and dedication is just as important; and athletics teach well beyond the game -- it also teaches important life lessons and career skills.

Carbondale Community High School, 2004 to 2009

  • Business Education
  • Cooperative Education
  • Head Girls' Soccer Coach
  • Assistant Boys' Soccer Coach

SIU-Carbondale, 2003 to 2004

  • Graduate Assistant for a technology course offered to K-12 teachers
  • Performed hardware and software PC maintenance

Science Applications International Corporation, 2002 & 2003

  • Intern/Network Administrator at SAFB in the 15th Operational Weather Squadron
  • Network & technical support