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Christopher Wilkes

About Mr. Wilkes

While I was a student in college, I took a job as a camp counselor.  It was the hardest job I had ever had, working around the clock with very little time off making little to money and I loved it.  I realized then that I enjoyed working with children and helping them build communication skills and overcome obstacles so that they can grow as individuals.  I take the same approach to the mathematics classroom as learning "math" is only part of what I want students to accomplish. 
Education: MA Education University of Saint Joseph & BS Psychology University of Iowa 
Years of Experience:  16
Years working in Naugatuck Schools: 2
A few of my favorite things: Skiing and mountain biking are two of my favorite activities and enjoy them more when I am with my wife and two daughters.
A fun fact about me:  I have traveled extensively throughout the U.S. on various skiing, backpacking, canoeing and road trips visiting all but two of the 48 continental states.  
Classes I teach: 7th Grade Mathematics

7th Grade Mathematics Teacher

The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.
- B.B. King