Hello, My name is Thomas Oleksa I am the Eighth and Seventh grade Physical Science teacher. I am in my 34th year in teaching at the Richland School District. I am a 1989 graduate from the University at Pittsburgh at Johnstown with a Bachelor of Science degree and a 1993 Graduate from Frostburg State University with a Master of Education degree with an administrative and supervision. I am the Department Chair for the Science Department with the school District. I am currently working with the IU8 and the PennSEL network gaining valuable on the Next Generation Science Standards to lead science education in the future for our district.
I have taught Seventh grade Life Science and currently teaching all of the Eighth and Seventh Grade Physical Science classes.
I look forward to teaching science to your son or daughter this year.