Gyeonggi Suwon International School

451 Youngtong-ro, Youngtong-gu

Suwon-city, Gyeonggi-do 443-808

Phone 82.31.695.2800

Home 1.541.265.6163



Brian J. Montgomery

Professional Experience



2009 - Present
Gyeonggi Suwon International School
Suwon, Republic of Korea

Science Teacher

Courses Taught Include

  • IB Physics HL & SL
  • IB Chemistry HL & SL
  • MYP Chemistry
  • MYP Biology
  • Astronomy
  • Theory of Knowledge


1983 - 2009
Lincoln County School District

Science/Technology Teacher

Courses Taught Include (* indicates courses I initiated)

  • IB Chemistry SL (2008 - 2009)
  • Theory of Knowledge (2008 - 2009)
  • Supervised the Extended Essay (2008 - 2009)
  • *Astronomy (1992 2007)
  • *Advanced Chemistry (1985 2002)
  • *A.P. Chemistry (1986 2008)
  • Biology (1983 1985, 2007)
  • Chemistry (1983 Present)
  • *Computer Networking (2001 2002)
  • *Computer Programming in Windows (1999 2004)
  • Earth, Sea, and Space (1986 1988)
  • Physics (1984 2001)
  • *WWW Communications (1999 2004)




DP Physics Level II Workshop - March, 2014

Three days of training in DP Physics curriculum and assessment.

MYP Science Level II Workshop - March, 2014

Three days of training in planning and implementation of MYP Science criteria.

East Asia Regional Conference of Schools (EARCOS) - March, 2011

Attended various workshops and activities in using technology to aid classroom instruction.

International Baccalaureate (IB) Training for Chemistry - Higher Level - Level 2- June 2009

One week of training in teaching the IB DP HL Chemistry.

Murdoc Research Fellow - June - July 2008

Researched digital camera technology at Portland State University

Workshop on Administering the IB Extended Essay - October 2007

Participated in weekend workshop for administering the IB Extended Essay.

Workshop on Astronomical Image Processing - July 2007

Participated in data and image collecting and processing at Pine Mountain Observatory, Bend Oregon.

IB Training for Theory of Knowledge - June 2005

One week of training in IB DP Theory of Knowledge (TOK).

International Baccalaureate (IB) Training for Chemistry - Higher Level - Level 1- June 2005

One week of training IB HL Chemistry.

NewHorizons Dreamweaver Training (2003 – 2004)

Participated in several days of training in Dreamweaver for writing web pages. This was pursuant to helping the district construct and implement their web site for all district personnel.

ONLINE Teaching of Science (2001– 2004)

Taught several online course through COOLSCHOOL using a web interface and online assessment tools (UCompass).

Cisco Academy Training (2001 2002)

Chosen to receive training in becoming an instructor for network planning, construction, and maintenance. This included the programming Cisco Routers.

SuperQuest (2001)

Enrolled a summer institute to gain instruction for programming using Microsoft Visual Basic.

ASSIST Astronomy Teaching Program (1989 1991)

One of twelve chosen nationwide to receive instruction over the course of three summers leading to a Masters Degree in Science with an emphasis in Astronomy.




1989 - 1991
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

Master of Science, Astronomy

1982 - 1985
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR

Master of Science, Science Education

1974 1978
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR

Bachelors of Science, Science Education


Professional Licenses


Standard Teaching Certificate with endorsements for teaching Chemistry, Physics and Integrated Science in the state of Oregon.