About

Robotics & Engineering

Mark Johnston

Hanks Robotics and Engineering Teacher

Standard Texas Teaching Certifications:

Technology Education 6-12

Technology Applications EC-12

General Education 4-8

Special Education EC-12

Education:

Howard Payne University, El Paso Campus

Graduated Summa cum laude (3.95 GPA) Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in Christian Studies

About:

After working as a manager, enlisting in the military, and becoming a stockbroker, Mr. Johnston finally realized his passion was teaching. He has experience teaching 8th Grade Math, 8th Grade Science, 7th Grade Science, and 6th/7th Grade Gateway to Technology.

He has received professional training from Project Lead The Way (PLTW) and is a PLTW Master Teacher which allows him to teach other teachers how to implement PLTW curriculum.

2021/22 Will be his 1st year teaching High School and he is lucky to be able to do it at THE JM HANKS High School!


Schedule:

1st Period 8:30 A.M. – 9:15 A.M.

Conference

2nd Period - 9:20 A.M. – 10:05 A.M. – Room 510

PLC / Planning

3rd Period - 10:10 A.M. – 10:55 A.M. – Dome 1

Robotics I

4th Period - 10:59 A.M. – 11:44 A.M. – Dome 1

Engineering Design & Problem Solving

Robotics II

5th Period - 12:03 P.M. – 12:48 P.M. – Lunch

6th Period – 12:52 P.M. – 1:37 P.M. – Dome 1

Robotics I

7th Period – 1:41 P.M. – 2:26 P.M. – Dome 1

Robotics II

8th Period – 2:30 P.M. – 3:15 P.M. – Dome 1

Engineering Design & Presentation I

9th Period – 3:20 P.M. – 4:05 P.M. – Dome 1

Engineering Design & Problem Solving

Robotics II


From 2017 to 2021 Mr. Johnston taught at Bel Air Middle School. The video below shows some of the things he did there.