Mr. John Meinzen - Curriculum Vitae

John Meinzen
Math & Computer Science Teacher, Edwardsville High School, CUSD#7
6161 Center Grove Road
Edwardsville IL 62025 USA

618-656-7100

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Professional Educational Activities
International Level
2014 (summer) Guest lecturer (Math & AP™) at the 21st Century International High School - Beijing, China
National Level - USA

2013-present

Consultant for the College Board Advanced Placement™ Courses. Lead trainer for 1-day workshops and 5-day summer institutes.

  • Computer Science-A (AP CSA).
  • Computer Science-Principles (AP CSP)
  • Digital Edge curriculum writer - a Florida Dept of Education - College Board joint project integrating CIW JavaScript into AP CSA curriculum (2015)

 

2012 Evaluator / Representative for ISBE to Achieve's EQuIP meetings - developing & training evaluation tools (rubrics) for Common Core teacher resource materials (lesson/unit plans).
2019, 2018, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2005 Reader for the College Board (ETS) Advanced Placement Computer Science A and AB Exams - applying standardized rubrics for scoring/grading 70,000+ AP Exams. [Bolded years are Leadership positions such as Table Leader]
2011, 2010 Representative for ISBE to PARCC as the K-12 Math Content Specialist at the Higher Education Engagement for Common Core Assessments (designing next generation of assessments for 26 states)
2011, 2010 Participant in National Science Foundation CE21 Grant Community Engagement for Computer Science education.
State Level - Illinois
2012-2015
Illinois Educator Leadership Cadre for the Common Core State Standards (joint project of Illinois State Board of Education & Illinois Community College Board)
2012 Evaluator for ISBE's Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP-400 ) for teacher certification in Illinois as a content specialist.
2010, 2009 Member of Illinois State Board of Education's (ISBE) Math Learning Standards Review for the American Diploma Project (ADP) and Common Core Standards
Local Level - District & Regional
2009-2018 Math Department Chair - Edwardsville High School
2013-2014 District Trainer for Interactive Whiteboard & Technology Integration
2012 Madison County Regional Office of Education - Presenter for Tri-State Rubric analyzing math resources for Common Core alignment
2012-19, 2010, 2009 District Curriculum Development Committee for Mathematics Education applying the Illinois Learning Standards (Common Core)
2012, 2011 Member of the Lewis & Clark Community College Advisory Board for Computer Information Systems Dept
2008-summer Advanced Placement Workshop in Calculus
2004, 2005 POV-Ray mini-Course
2003-summer Advanced Placement Workshop in Computer Science and Calculus
2002-summer Enhanced Math Education for Statistics, Algebra, and Geometry - SIUE
2002, 2001 District Curriculum Development Committee for Mathematics Education - transitioning to original Illinois Learnng Standards (ILS)
2001 POV-Ray Tutorial
2001 Investment mini-Course
1998-2003 E'ville Mansion website
1999 Master's Project on applying Computer Science & Math in Architectural Acoustics
Memberships & Coaching
1989-present Membership - Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
2012-2013 Membership - Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
2001-present

Membership - Advanced Placement Communities (online at College Board)

  • Computer Science A
  • Computer Science Principles
  • Calculus AB & BC
  • AP Consultants
2001-2006 Coaching - Head Coach of Math Team at EHS
2001-2006 Coaching - Head Coach of Computer Team at EHS
Education & Employment History
Licensure History
2013-present Illinois Professional Educator License - Master Grade Level Illinois State Board of Education (state conversion to licensing from certification)
2007-2012 Illinois Master Teacher Certification in High School Mathematics Illinois State Board of Education (see NBPT below)
1994-present Illinois Standard Teacher Certification in High School Mathematics Illinois State Board of Education
Education History
2007, November Master's Teacher Certification in Adolescent & Youth Mathematics National Board of Professional Teaching Standards (NBPT)
1999, August Master of Science in Electrical Engineering Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
1993, December Bachelor of Science in Education - Mathematics
(Summa Cum Laude)
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
1988, December Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana
Employment History
2009-2018 Edwardsville High School - ECUSD7, Edwardsville, Illinois Math Department Chair
1993-present Edwardsville High School - ECUSD7,
Edwardsville, Illinois
Math and Computer Science Teacher
2002-present Southwestern Illinois Community College,
Belleville, Illinois
Adjunct Math Instructor
2012-present,
1994-2001
Lewis & Clark Community College,
Godfrey, Illinois
Adjunct Business Instructor - Computer Applications & Computer Science
2000-2005 Consultant for Concordia University
Center for Financial Leadership Institute,
Mequon, Illinois
Designing and installation of Linux server, website and web application using Java ServerPages, database integration (mySQL), tag libraries (JSTL) and Struts Framework
1992-1993 Southern Illinois University
Edwardsville, Illinois
Graduate Assistant teaching Business Calculus
1989-1992 Schlumberger Ltd. International,
Bombay, India, Dubai U.A.E, Alexandria, Egypt
Senior Field Engineer in Oilfield Exploration - explosives, radioactive materials handling, remote electrical and mechanical sensing, geological data analysis & interpretation
1985-1988 Hughes Aircraft Company
Space & Communications Group,
Los Angeles, California
Co-op education program. Systems engineering ( Satellite design & testing)
1983-1988 Materials Research Laboratory,
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
Computer lab consultant to professors and graduate students on VAX super-min computer systems.
Awards & Grants
Awards
2012 Regional Award - Emerson Excellence in Teaching for the St. Louis metropolitan area
2008 National Award - Dr. Mary Ellen Verona Computational Science Teacher Leader
2005 State Award - Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics -- Richard Rhoad Award for Most Improved Math Team Coach of the Year
Grants
2013 $5000 - Emerson Gold Star Grant for Individuals to create and implement a student-led Interactive Display Board for visitors to EHS.
2012 $2000 - Lead Teacher for the Disciplinary Commons for High School Computer Science Educators in Southern Illinois area (NSF Grant through SIUE)
2009 $1500 - Citizen's Advisory Committee - Multi-home Implementation of a networked PC running Linux & Virtualized Operating Systems
2008, 2006, 2005 Supercomputing Seminars for High Performance Computing in Secondary Education
2007-2008 Lewis & Clark Community College Career Academy for High School Students
2006 $1500 - Citizen's Advisory Committee - Tablet PC Implementation in the Classroom
2003 $500 - Citizen's Advisory Committee - Lego Mindstorm Robotics
2003-summer Illinois Global Economics Summer Academy
Note: scores of 3 or higher indicate--according to the College Board--that a student has demonstrated they are "qualified" in the "knowledge and skills" for the equivalent college-level course. However, each college decides which course and what score will be applied for any given AP score.

 

Year Course - AP Statistics

Tested / Class Size

Score 5 Score 4 Score 3 Score 2 Score 1
2018-19 at EHS 13/14   8 5    
2017-18 at EHS 11/27 4 4 1 2  
Year Course - AP Computer Science Principles

Tested / Class Size

Score 5 Score 4 Score 3 Score 2 Score 1
2018-19 at EHS 14/18 3 2 7 2  
2017-18 at EHS 11/22 3 7 1    
2016-17 at EHS 7/16 4 1 2    
Advanced Placement Scoring
Year Course - AP Computer Science A & AB

Tested / Class Size

Score 5 Score 4 Score 3 Score 2 Score 1
2018-19 AP CSA using Java - at EHS 11/17 6 3 2    
2017-18 AP CSA using Java - at EHS 5/9 4 1      
2016-17 AP CSA using Java - at EHS /9 records not available    
2015-16 AP CSA using Java - at EHS 13/13 9 2   1 1
2014-15 AP CSA using Java - at EHS 6/12 4 2      
2013-14 AP CSA using Java - at EHS 7/9 3 1 3    
2012-13 AP CSA using Java - at EHS 7/9 4 3      
2011-12 AP CSA using Java - at EHS 9/11 7 1 1    
2009-10 AP CSA using Java - at EHS 2/8   2      
2008-09 APCS AB using Java - at Nelson 4/6   1 1   2
2006-07 APCS AB using Java - at Nelson 3/6 1     1 1
2005-06 APCS AB using Java - at Nelson 4/5       1 3
2004-05 APCS AB using Java - at Nelson 0/5 no record      
2003-04 APCS AB using Java - at Nelson 8/9 2 1 1 3 1
2002-03 APCS AB using C++ - at EHS 4/7 1     1 2
2001-02 APCS AB using C++ - at EHS 9/13 1   2 5 1
Year Course - AP Calculus AB

Tested / Class Size

Score 5 Score 4 Score 3 Score 2 Score 1
2015-16 at EHS 19/36   2 9 4 4
2014-15 at EHS 11/36   1 5 2 3
2013-14 at EHS 21/25 2 1 6 2 10
2012-13 at EHS 27/45 2 3 6 7 9
2010-11 at EHS 9/26 1 2 3 1 2
2009-10 at EHS 18/38 3 1 5 3 6
2006-07 at Nelson 0/8          
2002-03 at EHS 11/23 0 1 4 3 3

Course Summary - 19 different courses, 3000+ students
Year Computational Science Courses

Traditional Math Courses

  College-level Introductory-level

AP-level

Freshman/Sophomore Courses

Junior/Senior Courses

2019-2020 Java & Honors Java Programming   AP Computer Science - Principles AP Computer Science-A AP Statistics   Trigonometry & PreCalculus
2018-2019 Java & Honors Java Programming   AP Computer Science - Principles AP Computer Science-A AP Statistics    
2017-2018 Java & Honors Java Programming   AP Computer Science - Principles AP Computer Science-A AP Statistics    
2016-2017 Java & Honors Java Programming Programming Fundamentals AP Computer Science - Principles AP Computer Science-A     Introduction to Statistics
               
2015-2016 Java & Honors Java Programming Programming Fundamentals Special Topics in Computing AP Computer Science-A AP Calculus AB    
2014-2015 Java & Honors Java Programming Programming Fundamentals Special Topics in Computing AP Computer Science AP Calculus AB    
2013-2014 Java & Honors Java Programming Programming Fundamentals Special Topics in Computing AP Computer Science AP Calculus AB    
2012-2013 Java & Honors Java Programming Programming Fundamentals Special Topics in Computing AP Computer Science AP Calculus AB    
2011-2012 Java & Honors Java Programming   Special Topics in Computing AP Computer Science     Trig / PreCalculus
2010-2011 Java & Honors Java Programming   Special Topics in Computing   AP Calculus AB   Trig / PreCalculus
2009-2010 Java & Honors Java Programming   Special Topics in Computing AP Computer Science AP Calculus AB    
2008-2009 Java & Honors Java Programming   Special Topics in Computing AP Computer Science AB     Algebra II
2007-2008 Java & Honors Java Programming   Special Topics in Computing       Algebra II
2006-2007 Java & Honors Java Programming   Special Topics in Computing AP Computer Science AB AP Calculus AB   Trig / PreCalculus
2005-2006 Java & Honors Java Programming   Special Topics in Computing AP Computer Science AB     Trig / PreCalculus
2004-2005 Java & Honors Java Programming   Special Topics in Computing AP Computer Science AB     Trig / PreCalculus
2003-2004 Java & Honors Java Programming   Special Topics in Computing AP Computer Science AB (Java)     Algebra II
2002-2003 Java & Honors Java Programming Intro to Programming Special Topics in Computing AP Computer Science AB (C++) AP Calculus AB    
2001-2002 Structured Programming Intro to Programming Special Topics in Computing AP Computer Science AB (C++) Applied Math    
2000-2001 Structured Programming Intro to Programming Special Topics in Computing       Algebra II
1999-2000 Structured Programming Intro to Programming Special Topics in Computing     Applied Math Algebra II
1998-1999 Structured Programming Intro to Programming Special Topics in Computing       Algebra II
1997-1998 Structured Programming Intro to Programming Special Topics in Computing     Applied Math & Geometry Intermediate Algebra
1996-1997   Intro to Programming       Applied Math & Geometry Intermediate Algebra
1995-1996   Intro to Programming       Applied Math & Algebra I Intermediate Algebra
1994-1995           Applied Math & Algebra I Intermediate Algebra
Technology Experience
Technology Specific Details
Operating Systems: Microsoft DOS through Windows 8; MacOS; Linux (Unix) with X-Windows; Vax VMS; PrimeOS; multi-boot systems
Languages: Java, JavaScript, C++, C, Pascal, FORTRAN, BASIC
Mathematics / Engineering Applications: Mathematica, MathCad, Matlab, Spice, VHDL, Excel, POV-Ray, Geometry Sketchpad, Eclipse
Servers, Web Apps, & Websites: Webpage/site Design, Javascript & JQuery, LAMP Server (Linux, Apache, mySQL, Java Server Pages-JSP), Struts, Cascading Style Sheets, CSS, Dreamweaver
Application Software: MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, FrontPage), OpenOffice, VNC, AutoCad
PC Hardware: Built numerous personal computers, Ethernet cat5 & wireless networking; TabletPC, multiple Monitor/Home installations, home entertainment systems, acoustic systems