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Mr. 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(atPrairieland Elementary, Normal, IL) presented withJeff Christopherson
I live in Bloomington, IL with my high school-sweetheart wife Carmen and 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.