Mr. P has been teaching at Talbert for 4 years. Prior to working at Talbert he was a Teacher/Athletic Director at Grace Lutheran School as well as a substitute teacher in the Fountain Valley School District.  Also, he was a student teacher under his master teacher, the great Mrs. Barton. He received his teaching credential from CSULB and is cleared to teach PE, Health and Science. Outside of Talbert, Mr. P is a strength trainer and a basketball coach. He has many certifications for fitness including Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist under the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Mr. P loves teaching and spending time with all of his students. He feels very thankful to be teaching with the best staff and the best students at the best junior high school on Earth.