John D. Mays
John is the founder of NOVARE SCIENCE & MATH LLC in Austin, Texas.
He also serves as Director of the Laser Optics Lab at Regents School of Austin.
He has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University, a Master of Education degree in Secondary Education from the University of Houston, a Master of Liberal Arts degree 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, with a break for graduate study and teaching appointments.
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 serving as the Director of the Laser Optics Lab.
is the author of over a dozen textbooks and teacher resources.
He now works full time as a writer, publisher, speaker, and school consultant.