Mr. Ken Dietz teaches 9th Grade Biology, AP Biology,and Chemistry as well as advising the Science Olympiad team. After growing up on Long Island, he attended the Johns Hopkins University majoring in Natural Science. For the past 14 years, he taught science, math and engineering at the Jewish Educational Center in Elizabeth, New Jersey He also served as the Math Chairperson for the past 2 years for both the Middle and High School. Mr. Dietz taught biology and chemistry at a number of schools, including JEC, Solomon Schechter of West Orange, and Martin Van Buren High School in Queens, New York. Mr. Dietz has extensive experience preparing hundreds of students for the SAT and ACT exams. For many years he also served as a Youth Director for Congregation Ohav Emeth in Highland Park, NJ and the Young Israel of East Brunswick, NJ. Mr. Dietz lives in Highland Park and in his free time enjoys hiking, biking, playing frisbee,and chess.