Mark Drake

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Mark Drake

Mr. Drake's interest in science started in elementary school, and focused on Chemistry by the end of high school. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with honors in chemistry, and taught chemistry labs as aTeaching Assistant at ASU for several years, teaching a variety of chemistry classes.  He also worked for a company that made non-toxic cleaners and industrial solvents.  In 2010 he decided that of all the jobs he had had, what he most enjoyed doing was teaching chemistry, and pursued teacher credentials for high school chemistry.  He has been the chemistry teacher for Coolidge High School since 2014.