Department of Economics

Mike Tate

  • Graduated: 1997
  • Field: Education

Mike Tate, who graduated in 1997 with a BA in Economics, is a physical education teacher in Willows Intermediate School(opens in new window). After graduating from Chico State he entered the teaching credential program at Chapman University(opens in new window). In 1998 Mike accepted a position teaching sixth grade at Willows Intermediate School. 

After teaching sixth grade for 15 years, Mike earned his physical education credential from National University(opens in new window) and went back to Willows Intermediate School to teach physical education. Mike is the only teacher in the district to hold an economics degree. “I use economics on occasion while teaching sixth grade history,” he stated in a recent email.”  (Last Updated 10/13/16)