David Tollefsen ’08

Science Faculty


At WA since 2017

BS in Physics and Astronomy; Minor in Mathematics, Northern Arizona University,
Masters in Science Teaching and Learning

David Tollefsen, ’08 joined the Wheaton Academy faculty in 2017 after two years of teaching AP Calculus, Geometry and Algebra at Cococino High School in Arizona. He is excited to be instructing in the area he loves – Physics!  David’s undergraduate degrees from Northern Arizona University are in Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics.  He also has an M.S. Ed. in Science Teaching and Education.  David is honored to be working alongside the science teachers who impacted his life during high school and he looks forward to learning from them. In his free time, David enjoys hiking and rock climbing.  In fact, he has hiked five 14,000-foot mountains (“14-ers”) and hopes to add more soon.  He also enjoys reading, playing board games or card games and walking around city centers to find old churches with amazing architecture.