Jim Hatem


California Teaching Credentials for Physical and Life Sciences


Jim attended Florida Institute of Technology, UCLA, and California State University. He holds multiple degrees and California State Teaching Credentials in both the Physical and Life Sciences.


Jim has taught at community colleges and is a LAUSD retired teacher with over 30 years teaching experience.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Jim is an avid photographer and nature enthusiast.
  • Jim once had ambitions to join NASA's astronaut training program but less-than-perfect eyesight kept him out of the program.
  • Jim is the quintessential nerd. His interests include all manners of science and techology.