I wanted to take this opportunity to formally
introduce myself to you. My name is Mr. Peter Kang and I will be your son or
daughter’s Art teacher for this school year at Millikan High School.
I thought you would like some background
information on me. I’m live in Montclair, California and I have over 8 years of
experience teaching throughout Southern California. I taught at a non-profit
organization called Able ARTS Work in Hawthorne, Gardena and Long Beach for
four years. There, I taught several different art mediums to adults and seniors
with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Before teaching art, I was
employed as an afterschool tutor for the Afterschool Enrichment & Safety
Program (ASES) for grades 1, 2 & 3 at Mendoza elementary for over 3 ½ years.
Recently, I worked as a Para Professional working with kids with Autism for
about a year for a company called Autism Spectrum Therapies. I’m excited to be
your child’s art teacher for the school yeah and I cannot wait to share my love
I graduated from California State University,
Long Beach (CSULB) in 2013 with a degree in Art Education and I’ve also
received a Single Subject Credential in Art from CSULB as well. I love teaching
art and see art as the perfect medium for integrating higher education while
broadening a students’ creativity in a format that they can enjoy and enhance
My goal to provide engaging instructions and
class discussions that challenges their critical thinking skills, foster intelligent
discussions, enhance their creativity and improve their academic education that
will help prepare them for college.
As a parent myself, I understand that
parental involvement is crucial to a child’s education and I am here with an
open mind and a willingness to listen to any concerns that you might have
throughout the school year. If you don’t understand a grade that was given, or need
an expectation of course expectations and assignments, please contact me by
email. I’d be happy to schedule an appointment and discuss things in person. Below
is my school email address, as well as the school’s number. Also, please know
you are welcomed to drop in to observe our classroom, just arrange an
appointment with the school and I will do my best to make accommodations for
you and your child. Thank you.