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James King

Managing Director    e/m

James King holds both graduate and undergraduate degrees from the University of Delaware where he was a National Science Foundation Fellow, a DuPont Scholar and a TA in both computer science and mathematics. He is the author of Mathematics for Talented (or Just Plain Curious) Kids and Lucy: The Puzzle of the Vanishing Kittens, with Alecos Papadatos.


Over his twenty-year teaching career, he has served as lead mathematics instructor at independent day schools in New York City, Indiana, and Oregon.​  In addition, for several years, he was an Elementary Mathematics Specialist for two school districts in Maryland, where he oversaw a performance-based mathematics program for thirty schools, seventy-five faculty members, and three thousand students.​  He also has served on the Boards of Harlem School of the Arts (NYC) and Shattuck St. Mary's School (Faribault MN).

Mr. King has continued to teach coursework preparing students for Advanced Placement exams in PreCalculus, Calculus AB and Calculus BC.  Recently, he completed the AP Summer Institute for Computer Science Principles and added this course to his current work.

Scott Chapin

Associate Director      e/m

Scott Chapin graduated from William and Mary in 1986, then took education courses and completed student teaching in Newport News, Virginia while preparing for a teaching career. He was the chairman of the social studies department for five years while teaching a diverse amount of courses, coaching soccer and serving as the school's piano accompanist for musical productions at Tidewater Academy. He taught online high school courses for decades, subsequent to his successful brick and mortar experience.

Mr. Chapin's recent courses have included AP US History and AP United States Government and Politics.  Supporting these classes were the College Board AP US Workshop and a week-long seminar in AP United States Govenment and Politics by Jonathan Milner.

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