Philip is in his sixteenth year as a member of the NCSSM Mathematics faculty. A NC native, he earned Bachelor and Masters degrees in western NC, and has high school and university teaching experience prior to NCSSM. At NCSSM Philip teaches Precalculus, Calculus, Statistics, and some post-calculus elective courses. He's also very involved with math contests, including co-chairing the NC State Math Contest committee of the NC Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
What is something you enjoy about teaching at NCSSM?
"I enjoy having the opportunity to teach a variety of math courses to all our students at NCSSM."
Mr. Rash's Math Fun Fact
Just because you get the right answer doesn't mean you used a correct method. For example, you could try dividing 64/16 by "crossing out" the sixes, leaving 4/1=4, but doing that won't work for very many other cases!