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Mr. John Bergmann

Mr Bergmann

John Bergmann

Personal Interests:  In my free time, I play the E-flat cornet in the 33rd Illinois Volunteer Regiment Band. I also tend a 500-square foot vegetable garden and enjoy exercising and reading a wide variety of books.


  • Science Palooza - Chemistry Demonstration Show   April. 19, 2012 (at Prairieland Elementary, Normal, IL) presented with Jeff Christopherson

  • Watch "Captain Science's"  V I D E O   L E S S O N S  for AP Chemistry and Physics

About Me: 

  • I live in Carlock, IL and have three children:  Lance, Peyton, and Brianna. 

  • After earning BS and MS degrees in civil engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, I worked as a structural engineer for 19 months before returning to Illinois State University to earn a second bachelor's degree in physics education.

  • My first and only job in education has been at Normal Community High School in Normal, IL, where I've taught chemistry and physics since 1997.

  • I have served as the Science Department Building Chair at NCHS since 2006. 

  • I am also a National Board Certified teacher.  


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