Christopher (Toph) Beach

 

Teaches:

  • Language Arts 10: American Literature
  • History 10: AP® US History
  • History 10: US History
  • AP European History
  • Western Civilization II

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in Honours Philosophy, Trinity Western University (2011)
    • Graduated with Great Distinction
  • Master of Arts in History, San Jose State University (in progress)
  • Other:
    • Summer Seminar in Philosophy, CU Boulder (2010)
      • Paper presented: “Thomas Hobbes: States and Solutions to the State of Nature”
    • University of the Pacific Undergraduate Philosophy Conference (2010)
      • Paper presented: “Hilary Putnam on Meaning and Pragmatic Realism”

Professional

  • Collegeboard
    1. AP US History reader (Summer 2015)
  • Elite Prep (2015, 2016)
    1. SAT Writing classes
    2. PSAT Reading & Writing
  • Compass Education Group (2013-2014)
    1. SAT & ACT tutor
    2. Math & Verbal components

Ministries/Activities

  • St. Stephen Orthodox Church

Personal

  • Homeschool student (1995-2003)
  • On a good day you can catch me enjoying coffee, listening to Townes Van Zandt, hiking in Almaden Quicksilver, reading Flannery O’Connor, or arguing about the Oakland A’s latest trade. I am always ready for a game of Scrabble