6th Grade Classroom

About Our Teacher

Mr. Richard Tarka
6th GradeMath

Biographical Info

Mr. Rich Tarka
6th Grade
Graduated from Valparaiso University with a B.A. in History and Secondary Education with teaching certification in Math and Social Studies. Additional education includes courses in courses in Advanced Studies in Mathematics from the American College of Education in addition to an M.A. in Educational Leadership from American Public University.
Experience and Responsibilities
Over thirty years experience teaching math and coaching football at the high school level in both public and Catholic schools including DeLasalle Institute, Crete-Monee, Rich South, Hinsdale Central, and most recently Guerin College Prep.  Courses taught include various levels of basic math, Algebra, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, and AP Statistics. Coaching experience includes 14 years as a High School Head Football Coach.

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Developing the values and abilities learned from sports participation.