Ms. Thompson graduated from Northwestern University with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and from Hamline University with a Masters of Teaching. Before earning her teaching license, she worked in engineering and computer consulting for major corporations such as 3M, American Express and Imation.
Ms. Thompson has taught physics and chemistry at Harding High School since 2002. She strives to make physics applicable to daily life and leave her students with real world skills by infusing her classes with creative, hands-on projects.
Ms. Thompson assists with the robotics team and is the founder/coordinator of the Harding Maker Space.
In her free time, Ms. Thompson likes to paint, ballroom dance, work on her house, and invent games & gadgets. Check out her wind energy education game Wind-opoly at www.facebook.com/windopoly!