Nathan Inouye, Ventura County Office of Education

Nathan Inouye has been an informal and formal educator in the K–college setting for over 20 years. He began teaching college algebra as an instructor’s assistant at the University of Colorado before serving for two years as a US Peace Corps volunteer in Jamaica providing elementary environmental education and youth development training. Upon returning to the US, Nathan received his secondary teaching credential and MS at the University of California, Los Angeles. He taught secondary science in Los Angeles and Ventura county areas including all levels of integrated science, chemistry, and biology. Nathan has experience supporting English Language Learners in the classroom and developing school-site programs. He is trained in developing English language development lessons using the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol and Content Area Language and Literacy. Nathan has coordinated school-site gifted and talented education and Advanced Placement programs. Since 2010, Nathan has provided science professional development and facilitated science professional learning communities at the district and county level. He currently serves as the Ventura County Office of Education science coordinator and region 8 (Kern, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo counties) science lead.

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