Greeting Parents/Guardians, My name is Mr. Peter Kang and I will be yourson or daughter’s Art teacher for this school year at Millikan High School.I thought it might be appropriate for me tointroduce myself to you. I live in Montclair, California and I have over 8years of experience teaching throughout Southern California. I taught at anon-profit organization called Able ARTS Work in Hawthorne, Gardena and LongBeach for four years.
There, I taught several different art mediums to adultsand seniors with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Before teachingart, I was employed as an afterschool tutor for the Afterschool Enrichment& Safety Program (ASES) for grades 1, 2 & 3 at Mendoza elementary forover 3 ½ years. Recently, I worked as a Para Professional working with kidswith Autism for about a year for a company called Autism Spectrum Therapies.
I’mexcited to be your child’s art teacher for the school year and I cannot wait tostart. I graduated from California State University,Long Beach (CSULB) in 2013 with a degree in Art Education and I’ve alsoreceived a Single Subject Credential in Art from CSULB as well. I love teachingart and see art as a great medium for integrating higher education whilebroadening a students’ creativity to enhance their life skills and education.
My goal is to provide engaging instructions andclass discussions that challenges their critical thinking skills, foster intelligentdiscussions, enhance their creativity and improve their academic education thatwill help prepare them for college.As a parent myself, I understand thatparental involvement is crucial to a child’s education and I am here with anopen mind to listen to any concerns that you might have throughout the school year.If you have any questions about a grade that was given or need more explanationson course expectations and assignments, please contact me by email as providedbelow. I’d be happy to schedule an appointment and discuss things in person.
Belowis my school email address, as well as the school’s number. I will do my bestto make any accommodations for you and your child during the school year. Thankyou and look forward to hearing from you this school year.