Grades 5-6

Fifth & Sixth

Teacher:  Mr. Jim Pyacek

Mr. Pyacek is a born-and-bred Californian. He grew up in the Bay Area and obtained his teaching credential at Humboldt State University in the heart of the Redwoods. He has previously worked as a naturalist-teacher at an outdoor science school, a ranger in Yosemite, Mammoth Lakes, and at Mono Lake. He also did a season as a guide for a tour company in Oregon. During his time off he likes to be out enjoying the Sierra high country. Mr. Pyacek is excited about bringing his background in environmental education to the 5th and 6th grade students at YES Charter Academy.

Instructional Aide: Norbert Kominsky