Jeff Lee - 6th Grade Teacher
Jeff Lee has been teaching in the Los Angeles Archdiocese for 19 years. He has primarily been a Math and religion teacher in junior high, although he has also taught junior high science, religion, and language arts. He holds a California Single Subject Credential to teach Math, Language Arts and junior high science. He also obtained a basic catechetical certificate from the Archdiocese.
Mr. Lee holds a bachelor’s degree in English with High Honors from UC Berkeley, a Master’s degree in English from UCLA and a law degree from UC Berkeley (Boalt Hall). He received a Regent’s Scholarship from UC Berkeley and a University Fellowship from UCLA. Although his area of study was English, Mr. Lee has completed substantial mathematics course work, including graduate courses in Abstract Algebra, Functional Analysis, and Topology.
Mr. Lee admires the educational philosophy of Mortimer J. Adler and Robert Hutchins, the founders of the “Great Books” movement. Mr. Lee strongly believes in the value of a liberal arts education for all as the necessary foundation of a democratic society consisting of free individuals. In addition, his Catholic faith teaches him that God must be at the center of any education and that all disciplines must be directed to our supernatural end.
Mr. Lee was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and was raised in Manhattan Beach, where he currently resides. He is married with one child.
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