HOU Teacher Resource Agents (TRAs) are an exceptional group of teachers who have successfully implemented HOU in their classes for over two years and are now leading professional development workshops for new HOU teachers. Some TRAs concentrate primarily on working with teams of students and collaborating scientists on HOU research projects.
|Art Griffin teaches science at Best Practice High School in Chicago. He is also an organist.
|Bill Rodriguez is a science teacher at the The University School of Nashville. In addition to leading HOU workshops, Bill is an avid amateur astronomer whose students are participating in HOU research projects.|
|Dane Toler is a Science teacher at Robinson High School in Farifax, VA. Dane runs HOU teacher workshops in the Metropolitan DC area.
|Fritz Osell is on the faculty of Leeward Community College, Honolulu, Hawaii, where he has recently constructed an observatory.|
|Glenn Reagan is a science teacher at Cordova High School in Rancho Cordova, CA and an adjunct professor with Folsom Lake Center Cosumnes River College. He and his students are working with
the HOU supernova search project.
|Hughes Pack teaches science at Northfield – Mt. Hermon school in Northfield, Massachusetts. His students were part of the team which discovered an asteroid in December, 1998. Hughes has led teacher workshops on Chicago, Mississippi, and Sweden.|
|Jan Engstedt teaches physics in Stockholm, Sweden. He has run workshops for as many as 500 HOU teachers in Sweden, Denmark, Russia, and Australia.
Jan’s HOU web site
|Dr. John Kolena teaches science at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics in Durham, NC.
He has lead HOU workshops in New York and Arizona.
|Kate Meredith teaches science in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, where she has recently built a small observatory.|
|Kevin McCarron is a science and mathematics teacher and computer wizard from Oak Park and River Forest High School, Illinois.
|Dr. Maria Perillo-Isaac is an instructor in the U.C.
Berkeley Department of Physics and a neutrino researcher with the Center for Particle Astrophysics. Maria runs HOU teacher workshops in her home country, Brazil.
|Marilyn Zimny teaches science at Palatine High School, Illinois.
|Pam Bowers is a science teacher and director of the
Drake Planetarium, Cincinnati, Ohio.
|Ralph Mazzio teaches science at Yorktown High School in the New York metro area..
|Rich Lohman is a veteran physics and astronomy teacher at Albany High School in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is also an amateur astronomer.|
|Sharon Carr teaches science and technology
at J.L. Sipley School in Woodbridge, Il.
|Sheron Snyder is an astronomy educator with the
Abrams Planetarium at Michigan State University,
East Lansing MI.
|Tim Spuck is a science teacher at Oil City High School, Pennsylvania. Tim’s students have played key roles in the discovery of Supernova 1994i and a Kuiper Belt asteroid in December, 1998.|
|Tinka Ross is an astronomy educator who retired last year from College of Marin, San Rafael, California. In addition to her work with HOU, Tinka is active with
the Morrision Planetarium of the San Francisco Academy of Sciences. She can often be found in remote environs
in pursuit of solar eclipses and other celestial phenomena.
|Tom Morin is a science teacher at Belmont High School, New Hampshire. He has lead teacher workshops in New England and in Louisiana.
|Vivian Hoette is an astronomy educator at Yerkes Observertory in Lake Geneva Wisconsin. Vivian runs HOU teacher workshops in the Chicago area and elsewhere in the
midwest, as well as in Sweden, Russia, Hawaii, and Australia. Vivian initiated an observing program wherein HOU teachers can use telescopes at the historic Yerkes Observatory, Williams Bay, Wisconsin.