Three teachers experienced a need in today's educational environment while in the classroom - to further challenge students, personalize and enrich their learning, and help instill valuable study skills. The need for quality, supplemental education options in the Eugene area created the vision for the Academic Achievement Center.
Meet the team
The Most Important Thing I Learned Before High School: Do not procrastinate
Favorite Subject: Any kind of math
Inspiration: Continuing to help kids achieve at their highest level.
Fun Fact: Clint was the 2015/2016 Oregon State (S.T.E.M.) Teacher of the Year
In Another Life, I'm Pretty Sure I Was A: NASCAR Driver
Interests: Card games, trivia, reading, animals
The Best Piece of Advice I've Ever Been Given: Never stop being curious, always ask questions, explore the unknown and try new things. Life is about discoveries.
Hometown: Lusk, Wyoming
If I Won the Lottery, I Would: Travel around the world
Interests: Math, debate, cooking
Favorite Quote: Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. – Pele
Hometown: Eugene, Oregon
If I Had a Superpower, I Would Want it To Be: Charging any electronic device instantly
Interests: Biking, travel, and Disc Golf
Favorite Quote: “Books to the ceiling, Books to the sky, My pile of books is a mile high. How I love them! How I need them! I’ll have a long beard by the time I read them.” – Arnold Lobel
If I Could Invent A Holiday, It Would Definitely Involve: FOOD, The Ocean And Friends
The Best Advice I Was Given: Be happy!
If I Won the Lottery, I Would: Give half of it to companies that support green technology.
In Another Life, I'm Pretty Sure I Was: A bird
The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given: To love the act of learning, the experience of learning itself, is the best first step in attempting to learn any new skill.
Interests: Rock climbing, horse showing, hiking, sewing, math!