About Teacher

Phone: 1-314-803-9834


Degrees and Certifications:

BS Forest Resource Management, UT Knoxville TN MS Curriculum and Instruction, UT Knoxville TN Lifetime Teaching Certificates: Biology 7-12 General Science 7-9 Office Hours Mon-Fri 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Mr. Gary (Nick) Mason

As a 34+ year Veteran Science teacher, Mr. Mason has taught multiple Science courses from Biology and Chemistry to Ecology and Environmental Science, General Science, and Physical Science.  Mr. Mason's experience includes 4 years as a Middle School Science teacher at Valley Park Middle School, 23 years at Normandy Senior High School including 4 years as the PAL Center Science Instructor (A second chance program where students blended normal classroom instruction with online learning using Nova Net, Edmentum and other programs to access and complete their specific courses while working at their own pace.) His last year at Normandy was teaching Middle school. After retiring from Normandy in 2014, Mr. Mason continued to work as a home-bound Instructor for Special School District. In 2019-2020, Mr. Mason joined the Sumner Teaching staff where he teaches Biology, and Environmental Science, and Physics

 Mr. Mason's background is diverse, including working in the fields of housing construction, high-rise construction, railroad construction, and Offshore Oil rig construction to name a few.   His travels are also diverse, visiting France, Italy, and Spain. He has spent time abroad, living a year in France and learning the language and fencing. He has traveled much of the US as well, from Hawaii to California, Florida to Washington D.C., and most states in between. 



Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Mason


 Mason-Biology 1st- Period  Https://www.khanacademy.com/join/ Class code SCVMDVD9        App.Edulastic.com    Class code  V2EWUN53

Mason-Biology 2nd Period    Https://www.khanacademy.com/join/ Class code D67JGKKS         App.Edulastic.com      Class code  V23BCZH0

Mason-PLan/PLC   3rd-Period      

 Mason-Biology 4th-Period  Https://www.khanacademy.com/join/  Class code S5UN9Z7J        App.Edulastic.com       Class code   V2ODHGZK

Mason-Biology 5th-Period   Https://www.khanacademy.com/join/ Class code 3JEN4F9D       App.Edulastic.com           Class code    V2WTHS4L

Mason-Physics 6th-Period    Https://www.khanacademy.com/join/  Class code 64DJD72C         App.Edulastic.com     Class code  V223714T

Mason-Plan/PLC  7th-Period     

Mason-Ecology/Environmental Science 8th-Period    Https://www.khanacademy.com/join/  Class code 64DJD72C         App.Edulastic.com    Class code    V23PAQFR