Mr. Petersen has a BS in Applied Mathematics and a minor in Physics from Gonzaga University. He is pursuing his Master’s degree in education from the University of Portland. Simon is part of the PACE program which is the Pacific Alliance for Catholic Education. This program trains teachers to work in Catholic schools. Simon has experience as an instructional aide working closely with students with special needs. He has also served as a summer camp counselor. We are excited to have a PACE teacher at St. Joe’s!