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 Contemporary Studies, Civics, AP World History:Modern, AP U.S. Government and Politics, and Dual Credit U.S. History.
Some of my accomplishments throughout my teaching career include:
- Having over 27 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.