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 35-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, 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. Nick Mason

2023-2024-Mason-Biology 1st- Period  Https://www.khanacademy.com/join/ Class code 2NEZM54F       http://www.iluminateed.com     Class code  

2023-2024-Mason-Biology 2nd Period    Https://www.khanacademy.com/join/ Class code GPM93YS6      http://www.iluminateed.com        Class code  

2023-2024Mason-PLan/PLC   3rd-Period      

 2023-2024-Mason-Biology 4th-Period  Https://www.khanacademy.com/join/  Class code  MKPQB9DF     http://www.iluminateed.com        Class code   

2023-2024-Mason-Biology 5th-Period   Https://www.khanacademy.com/join/ Class code   WTQXEFUM     http://www.iluminateed.com            Class code    

2023-2024-Mason-Physics 6th-Period    Https://www.khanacademy.com/join/  Class code  XNCPNDZ7        http://www.iluminateed.com      Class code 

2023-2024-Mason-Plan/PLC  7th-Period     

2023-2024-Mason-Ecology/Environmental Science 8th-Period    Https://www.khanacademy.com/join/  Class code   3GVQJSWN      http://www.iluminateed.com     Class code