Greg believes in lifelong learning and particularly enjoys studying metacognition and cognitive behavior therapy.
Gregory Troutman has over 25 years’ experience in education. He is a lifelong learner and master of psychological thought and metacognition. He understands how to best challenge students and to help them learn how to learn.
After graduating from Pennsylvania State University with a BS Education and Mathematics, he spent the next 17 years teaching mathematics at the high school and university levels in Pennsylvania. During this time, he earned his master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Immaculata University, Pennsylvania. In addition to teaching Mathematics, he has been the Gifted and Talented Coordinator, College Counselor and Guidance Counselor. In 2012, Greg began teaching in China at the Tianjin-Teda International School. There he taught AP Calculus AB/BC, AP Psychology as well as other high-level math courses. He brought his two children to China and they both graduated from TIS and went to study at University in the United Kingdom. Greg has embraced the Chinese culture and has traveled extensively throughout China and the world.
Greg believes in lifelong learning and particularly enjoys studying metacognition and cognitive behavior therapy. He is working towards a doctorate in Cognitive Psychology. As researchers learn more about our brains and effective memory storage, he imparts this wisdom to his students. Learning the best, most efficient ways to learn is critical in today’s information age. He is excited to start this new journey in Dalian.