Degrees and Certifications:

Tug Valley High School Graduate Bachelors: Secondary Ed. Social Studies (5-12) Masters: History

Mr. Eric Starr

My name is Eric Starr and I am a proud Tug Valley alum who wants to see the school grow and for my students to succeed.  I hold high expectations for both myself and each of my students in all their endeavors.  The courses that I offer are Civics, AP World History:Modern, AP U.S. Government and Politics, and Dual Credit U.S. History.


Some of my accomplishments throughout my career include: 

- Having 33 students pass AP exams in AP Government, AP Human Geography, and AP World History

- Awarded Tug Valley High School's Teacher of the Year in 2018 and 2022

- Mingo County Teacher of the Year (2022)

- Having a 97% passage rate in seniors taking their mock citizenship exams since 2017

- Taking part in College Board's AP Reading in 2020 and 2021


I enjoy spending time with my fiance/family/friends/dog (Indy), world travel, running, and videogames. 



My planning time: 7th period, 1:20-2:05.