Science Department Head

Michael Fowler

Mr. Fowler believes in a hands-on inquiry-based approach to science.

Biography

Michael Fowler graduated from San Diego State University in 2004 with a degree in psychology and biology with emphasis in neuroscience and human physiology. While completing coursework for his bachelor’s degree, as well as his teaching credential, he took up a two-year internship in the forensic toxicology division of the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office.

By the end of this internship he had attained his teaching credential in integrated science as well as the life sciences. He taught for two years in a San Diego City middle school before coming to DAIS in the fall of 2007. Mr. Fowler believes in a hands-on inquiry-based approach to science, where students learn important skills and techniques through scientific questioning and creation of their own experiments.