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Wayne Nirode

Wayne Nirode (OH '03)

Teacher/Department Chair

Troy High School
Troy, OH

Subject(s) taught: Mathematics
Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

At the time of the Award, Wayne Nirode was:

Teacher/Department Chair
Troy High School
Troy, OH

Subject(s) taught: Mathematics
Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12


Biographical Information

At Troy High School in Troy, mathematics teacher and department chair Wayne Nirode uses inquiry-based activities, real-life applications and technology to stimulate pupils' discovery of mathematical concepts. He keeps students and parents informed via his Web page, which includes postings of the class syllabus, grades and the status of students' performance objectives. Mr. Nirode teaches a freshman math course for Passage, an intervention program for at-risk freshmen and sophomores that has dramatically decreased the number of students requiring make-up credits outside of the school day. He has presented at national math and science conferences and at regional and international T3 (Teachers Teaching with Technology) Conferences. Mr. Nirode co-authored a book of lab activities using dynamic geometry software, and recently piloted two texts in his class.



Additional Information

Degrees/Certifications

1997 University of Dayton, B.S.


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