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Jeff Whittaker

Jeff Whittaker

 

Jeff Whittaker, founder of PhysicsLessons.com, is currently the president of the award-winning educational toy company known as Panelcraft, Inc. Before becoming president of Panelcraft, Jeff had a 23 year career in the Dearborn Public Schools. During that time he helped form the school district’s first magnet schools for math science and technology, the Academy of Engineering & Technology, and the DCMST. Jeff’s involvement in the DCMST led to him becoming the lead-teacher in 2010.

Jeff is a former executive board member for the Metro Detroit Science Teacher's Association(MDSTA) and reviewer for the Journal of Physics Teacher Education Online(JPTEO). He has published articles in the Journal The Physics Teacher, created the award-winning Web Site www.PhysicsLessons.com, developed online courses for the Michigan Virtual High School, and invented magnetic climbing technology , which is marketed and distributed throughout the world via the company Jeff founded, Spider Climbing, Inc. In his spare time, he enjoys competing in triathlons and 5k running events and spending time with his wife and four children.