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Tracy Carruthers

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Tracy Carruthers

Worked as a State Certified Medical Technologist in Clinical Chemistry at St. Mary’s Med. Center and at Clinical Lab in West Palm Beach.

Hello. This is my story.

Raised in West Palm Beach and attended Palm Beach County public schools.

Earned a BS in Biology from Palm Beach Atlantic College 1981.

Worked as a State Certified Medical Technologist in Clinical Chemistry at St. Mary’s Med. Center and at Clinical Lab in West Palm Beach.

-performed special chemistry lab tests on blood samples
-performed drug screens as part of an emergency procedure team on call
Began teaching in 1984 at Twin Lakes HS (now known as Palm Beach Lakes HS)

Currently teaching for the last 14 years at Santaluces Comm. HS

Have taught

Biology I (R) and (H)
Anatomy and Physiology (H)
Marine Science (H)
Zoology (H)
AP Environmental Sci.
AP Biology
Science dept. chair for 15 years

Favorite teacher sayings

“No here, no learn, no grade” and “The grade will come when the learning happens”.

Favorite science saying

“Everything goes somewhere”

My philosophy

My philosophy is to be “Firm, Fair, and Consistent” in teaching.

Available to tutor

Monday-Thursday afternoons in Central Palm Beach County including Wellington

Highlights.

  • Experienced educator of 31 years with Palm Beach County School District
  • Science chairman for 15 years
  • Biology/Chemistry certified in grades 9-12
  • Specializes in AP Biology, Biology I Honors, AP Environmental, Marine Science Honors & Anatomy and Physiology
  • Available to tutor Monday-Thursday afternoons in Central Palm Beach County, including Wellington.