|Meet your teacher...|
As a transplant from the midwest, I grew up in a large family in small town in central Illinois and graduated from University of Illinois - Urbana with a Bachelor's degree in Biology. I worked in research labs for 5 years at MIT/Whitehead Institute and Northwestern University before returning to school to get my Masters degree in Education. After teaching for 2 years in Chicago Public Schools, I relocated to California and have been teaching science at Gunn ever since. I've taught a range of Biology classes here including Integrated Science, Biology1A, AC, AP and Biotechnology. In addition, I completed National Board Certification for Biological Sciences in 2009 along with several other Gunn science teachers. During my free time, I enjoy reading, cooking, running and hanging out with my husband and 2 boys.
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Ms Merchant's Contact Info:
Office Phone: 650-354-8246