John D. Mays
John serves as Director of the Laser Optics Lab at Regents School of Austin.
He has earned a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University, a M.Ed. in Secondary Education from the University of Houston, a Master of Liberal Arts from St. Edwards University, and he completed 36 hours of graduate study in the field of Physics.
John worked as an engineer and engineering manager for 14 years from 1982 to 1999.
entered the field of education in 1985 teaching Math in the public school system.
Since then he
has also taught Science and Math professionally in Episcopal schools and classical-model Christian high schools.
He taught Math and 20th Century American Literature part-time at St. Edwards University for 10 years and mathematics at Concordia University.
He taught full-time at Regents School of Austin from 1999-2012, serving as Math-Science Department Chair for eight years.
He continues to teach on a part time basis at Regents School of Austin.
is the author of over a dozen textbooks and teacher resources.
He now works full time as a writer, publisher, speaker, and school consultant.