Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. in Chemistry B.S. in Physics M.S. in Chemistry M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction Endorsements in Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics

Jason Tran

Jason Tran joined the Independence high school science department in the fall of 2021. Jason Tran grew up in rural Pennsylvania and went to undergraduate at Temple University in Philadelphia as a Chemistry and Physics double major. Moving to the DMV area for graduate school, he graduated with two graduate degrees at the University of Maryland in Chemistry and Curriculum and Instruction. Having a strong passion in laser science through optics research through university, Mr. Tran hopes to instill his passion for science as a STEM educator. Mr. Tran has a passion for theater, travelling, graphic design, and board games with a collection of over 300+ board/card games! Mr. Tran currently teaches AP and Research chemistry, also having involvement with the Mock Trial Team and the Independence Theatre Program.