Steve Hasselberg has experience both in industry as an engineer and as a high school physics and chemistry teacher.
He most recently taught at Charlotte Christian School (2000-15), one of the largest K-12 private schools in North Carolina. There, he taught physics at all levels, including AP Physics 1, 2, and B. His students had a 94 percent passage rate on the AP exams. He also led the VEX Robotics Competition Team and was a SMART Certified Trainer for teacher professional development.
Before moving to North Carolina, he taught in the Caledonia-Mumford School District in New York (1999-2000). Prior to becoming a high school teacher, Hasselberg worked in industry as an engineer for over a decade. He was a process engineer in Johnson & Johnson’s Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics division, a quality assurance engineer in the Johnson & Johnson’s Nucleic Acid Diagnostics division, and a biochemical engineer in Eastman Kodak’ BioProducts Division. He holds four patents.
He earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and Master of Science in Chemical Engineering degrees from Penn State University. He also completed graduate courses at the University of Rochester and the Rochester Institute of Technology. He earned his teaching license from Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester, New York.