Greeting Parents/Guardians, I wanted to take this opportunity to formallyintroduce myself to you. My name is Mr. Peter Kang and I will be your son ordaughter’s Art teacher for this school year at Millikan High School.
I thought you would like some backgroundinformation on me. I’m live in Montclair, California and I have over 8 years ofexperience teaching throughout Southern California. I taught at a non-profitorganization called Able ARTS Work in Hawthorne, Gardena and Long Beach forfour years. There, I taught several different art mediums to adults and seniorswith developmental and intellectual disabilities. Before teaching art, I wasemployed as an afterschool tutor for the Afterschool Enrichment & SafetyProgram (ASES) for grades 1, 2 & 3 at Mendoza elementary for over 3 ½ years.
Recently, I worked as a Para Professional working with kids with Autism forabout a year for a company called Autism Spectrum Therapies. I’m excited to beyour child’s art teacher for the school yeah and I cannot wait to share my loveof art. 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 the perfect medium for integrating higher education whilebroadening a students’ creativity in a format that they can enjoy and enhancetheir education.My goal 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 and a willingness to listen to any concerns that you might havethroughout the school year. If you don’t understand a grade that was given, or needan expectation of course expectations and assignments, please contact me byemail.
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. Also, please knowyou are welcomed to drop in to observe our classroom, just arrange anappointment with the school and I will do my best to make accommodations foryou and your child. Thank you.