Sitting Down and Chatting with Mr. Seitz     


Q: How long have you been teaching Armijo?  What do you teach?

A: One year.  World History and American Government.

Q: Where else have you taught?

A: South San Francisco.  

Q: Besides teaching, what have you done for work?
A: I’ve worked in radio, been a musician, worked at a casino, been an Alaskan salmon fisherman, and did political fundraising, among many other things.  

Q: Why did you become a teacher?

A: I love history and really love seeing young people get it for the first time.  

Q: What are your hobbies?

A: I like karaoke, gardening, and boxing. 

Q: What advice would you give to students considering going into teaching?

A: You have to love your subject, or you won’t be able to excite other people about it, or get through the tough times.  If you do, it feels like the greatest job ever. 

Q: If you could change one thing about Armijo (students, facilities, staff, etc.), what would it be and why?

A: I would make it closer to where I live.  The commute gets tough sometimes.  

Q: Where did you go to high school?

A.I went to Quaker boarding school for high school, which was very unique. 

Q: Where did you go to college?

A: I went to Humboldt State University for my history degrees. 

Q: Who influenced you when you were a student?

A: My high school history teacher really stands out for me.  She really made it relevant and excited me to learn more about it.  


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