Mr. Nick Williams
Science Department Chair; STEM Marin Teacher Leader; AVID, Physics, and Engineering teacher (9th Grade)
Teaching Credential: UC Davis
Bachelor’s Degree: UC Davis
Master’s Degree: UC Davis
Nick Williams has taught Physics, Engineering, AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination), Biology, and Earth Science at San Marin High School since 2007. He’s been the Science Department Chair since 2011. Prior to coming to San Marin, he worked as an environmental monitor in Sacramento and a summer camp director near the Russian River. During his time at San Marin, he’s coached ultimate frisbee, freshmen girls volleyball, and JV and varsity boys soccer.
Mr. Williams earned his Bachelor of Science in Evolution and Ecology, his Teaching Credential in Science, and his Masters of Education from UC Davis. He was selected as the 2014 Bay Area Educator of the Year by the California League of High Schools. In 2015, Mr. Williams was named a Milken Educator for California which is described as the “Oscars of Teaching.”
Mr. Williams grew up in Oakland and currently lives with his family, including his wife, three kids, and dog, in Novato. In his spare time, Nick enjoys playing with his kids, running, hiking, reading The New Yorker, playing ultimate frisbee, going to the beach, building things, and working in the yard.