Don F. Cameron
861 Candle Lake Drive
Divide, CO 80814
MS Education - University of New Haven, 2001
Graduate courses in Ecology and Natural Resource Management
At the University of New Haven and the University of Rhode Island,1/95 - 12/96
MS Chemistry - Florida Institute of Technology, 1988
BA Chemistry - The Colorado College, 1977
08/015-05/019: Mathematics and Science Teacher, Cripple Creek-Victor HSJH, Cripple Creek, CO
Taught AP Calculus, Chemistry, AP Chemistry, AP Physics, Algebra I, Middle School Math, Pre-algebra, Personal Finance, SAT-prep. , STEM, Earth Science.
08/014-06/015: Science Teacher, Meeker High School, Meeker, CO
Taught College Level Chemistry, Biology and Physical Science.
08/10 – 5/014: Adjunct Chemistry Instructor, Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado Springs, CO
Taught Chemistry 101.
09/09 – 03/10: Beijing, Peoples Republic of China
Tutored Chinese graduate and undergraduate students in Organic Chemistry, Physics, SAT and conversational English. Covered organic chemistry concepts from basic to advanced.
08/07 - 06/09: Chemistry Teacher, Palmer High School, Colorado Springs, CO
Taught HL IB Chemistry, AP Chemistry, and College Preparatory Chemistry.
04/01 - 06/06: Chemistry Teacher, Plainfield High School, Central Village, CT
Taught AP Chemistry, Honors Chemistry, College Preparatory Chemistry, ChemCom. Developed AP Chemistry, Honors Chemistry and ChemCom curriculums. Secured grants for Photonics (laser physics) equipment, co-established a watershed analysis and characterization program, and helped students with research projects. Provided career guidance to numerous students.
01/00 - 12/00: Graduate Student Intern, University of New Haven, West Haven, CT
Interned at Mystic Middle School, CT and Stonington High School, CT, doing a wide range of duties including: special education, tutoring, substituting, acting as an aid, general classroom and school assisting.
08/99 - 12/99: Chemistry Instructor, Pikes Peak Community College and the University of Colorado at
Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO
Conducted lecture and laboratory courses in general chemistry
03/97 - 04/99: Analytical/Environmental Chemist, Radian International, Inc. Denver, CO
Co-managed and operated a laboratory analyzing soil, water, air, pure product, and other samples utilizing USEPA
SW846 GC/MS, ICP, radioactivity, and GC methods at Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM. Managed
and operated mobile laboratories analyzing a wide range of samples utilizing USEPA SW846 GC/MS and HPLC
01/94 - 05/96: Environmental Science and Chemistry Instructor, Middlesex Community and Technical
College, Middletown, CT
Conducted lecture and laboratory courses in general chemistry and environmental science.
01/94 - 09/94: Analytical Chemist, Xcel Environmental, New Haven, CT
Analyzed soil and water samples utilizing USEPA GC/MS methods.
03/91 - 05/93: Environmental Chemist, Ecology and Environment, Inc. Denver, CO
As a member of the Technical Assistance Team and Field Investigation Team to the USEPA, managed assessment,
remediation and removal phases at Super Fund and other sites in Region 8. Consulted USEPA personnel regarding key decisions on chemically related problems. Led and accompanied Emergency Response Teams. Contracted laboratories and reveiwed data fo QA/QC.
Winter/91: Chemistry Instructor, Front Range Community College, Westminster, CO
Conducted a lecture course on the chemistry of hazardous materials.
03/89 - 03/91: Analytical Chemist, Analytica, Inc., Golden, CO
Analyzed a wide range of samples using wet lab, GC and GC/MS techniques.
08/86 - 12/88: Graduate Student Assistant, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL
Conducted laboratory classes in organic, analytical and general chemistry.
Cameron,D.F. 1988, The Correlation of Functional Group Content in Humic Acids with their Formation Constants
with Zn(II) and Cd(II)., masters thesis, Florida Institute of Technology.
Sohn,M.L. and D.F. Cameron, 1992, Functional Group Content of Soil and Sedimentary Humic Acids Determined by CP/MAS 13 C NMR Related to Conditional Zn(II) and Cd(II) Formation Constants, Science of the Total Environment, 11:121-132.