Real-life experience as a teacher in our schools can be most useful to someone who is entrusted by the community with the responsibility of setting school policy and budgets. But it is also useful to have experience in other public and private sectors. Mr. Nelson seems to be the only candidate with these three diverse experiences.
Schools (K-12 and university teaching) (not much K-1) [ 11 yrs ]
University (Research & Development) [ 7 yrs ]
Public Company (Research & Development, manufacturing) [ 17 yrs ]
Chris Chaing has had great teaching experience in high school civics and history. (Teacher of The Year)