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 30+ 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, Environmental Science, and Physics.

 Mr. Mason's Background is diverse, including working in the fields of Housing construction, High-rise construction, railroad construction, Offshore Oil rig construction to name a few.   His travel is 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/         App.Edulastic.com     

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

Mason-Physics   3rd-Period  Https://www.khanacademy.com/join/         App.Edulastic.com     

 Mason-Prep/Plan 4th-Period  

Mason-Biology 5th-Period   Https://www.khanacademy.com/join/       App.Edulastic.com    

Mason-Ecology/Environmental Science 6th-Period 

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Mason-Biology 7th-period  Https://www.khanacademy.com/join/        App.Edulastic.com    

Mason-Prep/Plan 8th-Period