Degrees and Certifications:
BA chemistry St. Mary's University MA science education Stanford University
Mr. W. Patrick Cunningham
Mr. Cunningham teaches pre-AP and AP chemistry at Johnson High School. He is certified in chemistry, music and 8-12 science. He has taught high school for 31 years, and is in his eleventh year at Johnson.
His chemistry education publications appear in the Journal of Chemical Education and on the Vernier Instruments website and the AACT website Chemistry Solutions.
Cunningham has served Johnson HS on both the Campus Improvement Committee and the Flex Period Committee. He is a member of the American Chemical Society, the American Association of Chemistry Teachers, and Science Teachers Association of Texas. A target shooter since high school, he is a long-time member of the National Rifle Association. He has also served as a member of the TEA's science TEKS streamlining committee and the American Chemical Society's secondary chemical education task force.
In the school year 2016, Cunningham was voted Campus Teacher of the Year by the Johnson HS faculty, and was then chosen Secondary Teacher of the Year for the North East Independent School District for 2017.
“Course materials are posted on Edmodo. Students can access through Launchpad. Please email teacher for more information.”
Regular day (Monday, Thursday, Friday)
Period Time Event
1 08:55 - 09:45 Pre-AP chemistry E217
2 09:50 - 10:45 Pre-AP chemistry E217
3 10:50 - 11:40 AP chemistry E217
4 11:45 - 12:35 AP chemistry E217
5 12:40 - 13:30 Lunch
6 13:35 - 14:25 Pre-AP chemistry E207
7 14:30 - 15:20 Pre-AP chemistry E207
8 15:25 - 16:15 Conference
FLEX day (Tuesday, Wednesday)
1 08:55 - 09:40 Pre-AP chemistry E217
2 09:45- 10:35 Pre-AP chemistry E217
FLEX 10:40 - 11:15 AP flex period in E217
3 11:20 - 12:05 AP chemistry E217
4 12:10 - 12:55 AP chemistry E217
5 13:00 - 13:45 Lunch
6 13:50 - 14:35 Pre-AP chemistry E207
7 14:40 - 15:25 Pre-AP chemistry E207
8 15:30 - 16:15 Conference
Tuesday 16:15-16:45 (4:15-4:45 pm)
Thursday 08:00-08:35 (8-8:35 am)