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Catherine Tabor

Welcome to my website.  My name is Catherine Tabor.  I hold Bachelors degrees in Mathematics and Physics, a Masters degree in Physics and am currently working towards a PhD in Computer Science.  I am certified to teach Mathematics, Science, Physics,  and Computer Science.

I began my teaching carreer over 20 years ago when I took an adjuct faculty position at The Evergreen State College.  In El Paso, I have taught at Coronado, Bowie, Irvin, Canutillo, and now Northwest Early College HS.  I have also taught at UTEP and act as an invited speaker at conferences such as CAMT, CAST, AP National, ASEE, and ACET each year.  I have taught Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus, Calulus, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, Astronomy, and Chemistry, and I have taught at all levels--regular, Pre-AP, AP, and IB.  I teach grades 9-Undergrad.

I am also a proponent of life-long learning.  This year (aside from taking classes towards my PhD), I participated in professional development which included How to Run a CS Summer Camp (5 hours on Nov 21, 2015), Mini-CAST (6 hours Oct 3 ,2015), Digital Science for the 21st Century (on 6 hours on March 31,2016), and paticipated in the process for Computer Science Standard setting for TEA on various dates throughout the year.  I will be completing a 30 hour AP training for Physics 1 in July. 

I am currently teaching Astronomy, AP Physics 1, and AP Computer Science.  The syllabi for each course is located on the Useful Links Page.

You can contact me at ctabor@canutillo-isd.org or you may leave a message for me at (915)877-1700.

My schedule for the 2015-2016 school year is as follows:


A-Day (Monday and Wednesday)
1st Period AP Physics 1 9:00-10:25
2nd Period AP Computer Science 10:30-11:55
3rd Period AP Physics 1 12:55-2:25
4th Period Conference 2:30-3:55
B-Day (Tuesday and Thursday)
5th Period PLC 9:00-10:25
6th Period Astronomy 10:30-11:55
7th Period Astronomy 12:55-2:25
8th Period AP Physics 1 2:30-3:55
C-Day (Friday)
All Classes--1st-8th with 40 minute classes

Tutoring:
I offer tutoring Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday at 7:45 AM.  At other times, tutoring is by appointment.