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Mr. Glenn Gainley

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Phone Number: 
970/488-7126
Room Number: 
513
About Me
Short Personal Description: 

Science teacher and/or volleyball coach at Rocky since 1997, Mr. Gainley has a BS in Chemistry and an MBA from Cal Poly.  Mr. Gainley worked in the electronics industry for 15 years prior to becoming a teacher.  He is extremely happily married to Bonny, and has 3 children; his youngest (Sydney) currently a freshman at Rocky.  Mr. Gainley teaches Chemistry, Advanced Chemistry and AP Chemistry and he is an adjunct professor at CU-Denver, allowing his students to earn college credit for all 3 of his chemistry classes.

Educational and Professional Background: 

BS in Chemistry - Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA 1981

MBA - Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA 1982

Senior Management positions in the microelectronics divisions of Texas Instruments, National Cash Register, AT&T, and Symbios Logic Corporation 1982-1996

Adjunct Professor in the Graduate School of Engineering Management at CU-Boulder 1996-1997

Project Promise, CSU School of Education 1997-1998

High School Science Teacher in Poudre School District 1998-present

High School and Club Volleyball Coach since 1996

Courses currently teaching at Rocky and previous courses taught at Rocky: 

Currently teaching Lobo 101, Chemistry, Advanced Chemistry and AP Chemistry

Previously taught ESS, Windows 2000, Desktop Publishing, and Critical Skills

What does the Lobo Way mean to me?: 

We treat everyone with respect and high integrity.  The way I behave everyday reflects on myself and every other member of the pack.  This is both a privilege and a responsibility that I take very seriously.

Interest & Hobbies: 

Spending time with family, hiking, biking, skiing, running, backpacking and of course volleyball.

Favorite Quote: 

There are no secrets to success - it is the result of hard work, preparation and learning from failure.