Professor James Sturgis
Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics, Engineering, and High School Math
James Sturgis has four degrees from the University of Florida: Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Masters in Engineering, and Juris Doctor in Law. Prior to teaching, his professional career included
transportation engineering, products liability attorney, and project manager on water resource
and environmental restoration design and construction projects.
James and his wife homeschooled their four children K-12 for over 20 years. James was active
in supporting homeschoolers by leading a teenage speech club and as a board member for
Parents Educating Children.
For the last eight years, James taught high school at a local Christian school. James wants to
continue teaching part-time because of the joy of studying and teaching about God’s creation.
James’ goal is to help students love learning: digging deep into how things work, thinking
critically and creatively, and developing problem-solving skills.