Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. C J Tate

Room:  326 E
Classes:  Math Applications                                                 Adv. Algebra
Plan:  5th Hour  




    The purpose of this website is to keep students informed on any necessary information they might need for their class throughout the school year. 

    Starting Monday, August 21st 2023, students will continue their education.

     About the Teacher

    Hello and welcome. I am a St. Louis native, born and raised in North County. I graduated from Hazelwood East High School and then went on to study at Florissant Valley Community College. I married and started a family while completing my studies and received an Associates degree in Applied Science Law Enforcement. After completing my degree, I became a stay-at-home mom, raising 2 boys. When my boys were old enough, I went to work and obtained a job with St. Louis County PD as a dispatcher. After numerous years here, I opted for a change and joined the USAF. I was stationed at McConnel AFB in Wichita, KS. I spent 7 1/2 years in the service and after release, stayed in Wichita for the next 30 years. I worked in law enforcement as a Wichita Police officer for 3 years and an Animal Control officer for 7 years. I finally realized that I wanted to fulfill my 2nd passion, education. I went back to school and received my Bachelor of Education degree with an emphasis on mathematics from Wichita State University. I promptly received a job with the Wichita Public School district and spent the next 10 years teaching high school mathematics at Southeast High School. During this time frame, I obtained my Masters of Education degree in Curriculum Instruction from Southwestern University. In the fall of 2015, I moved back home to be with family, which included my parents, 2 sisters, who both live out of state, a brother, 2 sons, and 5 grandchildren. I received my current job here at Gateway Stem High School in 2016 and will be starting my 8th year. 


    Masters of Education - Curriculum & Instruction - Southwestern College
    Bachelor of Science in Education - Endorsement in Mathematics - Wichita State University
    Associate Applied Science - Law Enforcement - Florissant Valley Community College



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