has been teaching high school geography for the last five years.
Prior to working as a high school teacher, he worked as a travel escort and coordinator taking people to various spots around the world.
got involved in web-based education while writing his
MA thesis "Urban Challenge and Promise: Six Lessons on Chicago for AP Geography Students ".
These online lessons eventually became the foundation for his AP Geography course that he wrote for and now teaches at the Illinois Virtual High School.
Pete also works at Westmont High School, a western suburb of Chicago.