Alan Carey (MPA, BA)
AP Macroeconomics and Fundamentals of Economics
Phone: 943-5000 x 7558
Masters in Public Administration/Government Information Systems, Southwest Texas State University
BA: History/Political Science, Southwest Texas State University
Composite Social Studies (6-12)
Specific Education (6-12)
23 Years at GISD
Military: 10 years-Marine Corps and Army
Military Intelligence: Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Defense Specialist
Fall Semester1st Period:
4th Period:5th Period:Spring Semester1st Period:2nd Period:3rd Period:4th Period:5th Period:Tutorials
During 1st and 5th Periods by appointmentUse of Electronic Devices in ClassUse of a cellphone or other electronic device is prohibited in class unless such a device is used for educational purposes and at my discretion per GISD Policy.
Make-up work: Students will be expected to complete daily make up work and major grades within 4 days per absence. For multiple absences, students are expected to contact me for due dates on make-up work. Students shall be expected to make up assignments and tests after absences.
Students shall receive a zero for any assignment, test, or project (Per GISD Policy) not made up within the allotted time. Within this framework, the maximum time allowed shall be determined at the discretion of this teacher according to the individual circumstances.
For late assignments that are not considered make-up work, the following penalties apply upon returning to school:
-10 for the first day
-20 for the second day
-30 for the third day
0 on the fourth day
Make-up testing will be done before or after school, or during the student’s lunch period. Students shall receive a zero for tests not made up within the allotted time (Per GISD Policy).
Retesting: Fundamentals of Economics
Retesting is available to students that score a grade lower than 70 on a major unit exam. Retesting will not be available for semester exams or projects.
Time frame: After a student receives notice of a failing test grade/project grade they five (5) school days in which to complete a retest. It is the responsibility of the student to schedule a time to retest.
Retesting: AP Macroeconomics
Same policy except advancement students can only retest once per nine weeks