Biology, General Science Teacher
Mrs. Duyen Paquette is starting her second year at Veritas Classical Academy. She graduated from University of Ottawa with a BS in General Science, and then graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Environmental Science and a Master of Science degree, specializing in Parasitic Entomology. Mrs. Paquette has worked in numerous fields relating to academia. She was a Program Chair for an IT department and a lead faculty for two different proprietary colleges. She also taught science in public high school grades 9- 12. Currently, she is dedicated to teaching online science classes for Veritas Classical Academy and other institutions, such as Northwestern University CTD, Central Texas College, She believes that classical education helps strengthen the students' abilities in critical thinking, strong analytical and communication skills in science and humanities. She and her husband are empty-nesters as their youngest son is currently a freshman in college. They both dedicate their time to doing God's work by coordinating a small, private cat/kitten rescue to help sick, injured and abandoned cats/kittens.. She is an avid jogger and swimmer. Her dream vacation is anywhere with a sandy beach. Her favorite Bible verse comes from Psalm 36:6 : "Your righteousness is like the mighty mountains, your justice like the great deep. You, Lord, preserve both people and animals."