Doug Rapley is the IDoTeach Master Teacher for College of Western Idaho. He instructs Step 1: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching and Step 2: Inquiry Based Lesson Design.
Mr. Rapley received a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology from Saint Louis University in 2003 and a Master of Science in Geoscience Systems from Mississippi State in 2010.
Having worked in a variety of fields in the past including: bike messengering, bicycle/ski technician research meteorologist, and computer networking, it was not until entering the world of education would you say he hit the “sweet spot”. His career in education began locally for Meridian School District teaching high school Earth and Space Science, and Ecology. Here, he honed skills to engage learners and made selling science his main priority.
Mr. Rapley has keen interests in outdoor activity that include: backpacking, mountain biking, splitboarding, running, and shaolin kung fu.