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Peter Montes de Oca
Birthplace: Hollywood, CA
College Degree: Occidental College,
Bachelors of Science in Psychology;
Masters in Learning and Human Behavior;
Ph.D in Learning and Human Behavior.
Classes Taught: Psychology, College Survival, Fitness for Life
Educational Field Trips: Museum of Tolerance
I Am In Charge Of The Following School Events/Activities: Mediterranean Dinner and
College Mini Fair
Interests other than teaching: Baseball, Hockey, Soccer, outdoor activities.
Athletic Coach Of: Baseball
I Like Teaching At Southwestern Because: I like teaching at Southwestern Academy because the students are more than just students, they are family. I learn so much from their experiences, which not only makes me a better teacher, but also a better person.
Favorite Quote: "You don't have to swing hard to get a homerun, if you have the timing it will go" -Yogi Berra
My teaching philosophy: If you put yourself in the students' shoes, you'll learn to teach them.