Staff Bios

Sam Taylor

Science Teacher

Sam Taylor - Boys Boarding School Science Teacher

Sam Taylor
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Sam joined the Cherokee Creek team in 2015, leading student and Family Treks experiential learning activities. He has also been a teacher of our staff for CPR, First Aid and Water Safety trainings. Sam’s love of the outdoors has been evident all his life, so he combined this love with teaching and received an Outdoor Recreation, Management, and Education degree from Georgia Southern University in 2014. His engaging personality and experiential teaching model invites our students to get excited about science in the world around them. He shares his knowledge and affinity for all things outdoors by exploring the natural watersheds, vegetation and wildlife of Cherokee Creek’s beautiful properties and beyond.

Let me share a middle school story…

“Middle school was a particularly tough time for me. Not only was I growing up and changing, but the added pressure of having many different classes and teachers made it difficult for me to focus. Having ADHD, I struggled to stay on task and remain present in a regular academic environment. Although I did have some teachers who were understanding and helpful, many were simply dismissive. As a result, I adopted the rebellious persona of a ‘punk rocker’. I eventually grew out of that, but the experience of middle school taught me that most schools do not cater well to those of us with learning disabilities. Having gone through this will impact the way I teach and interact in my classroom.”

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