Dr. Iris Payan has a passion for teaching young people, genuinely cares about her students and wants them to learn and be successful.
“It takes a lot of work to be a good chemistry teacher. I love to be with my students and I want to relate chemistry to their lives,” said Payan. “I teach 21st century skills.”
Dr. Payan is a chemistry teacher at Hollywood Hills and the Teacher of the Year for the school. She is a finalist for Broward County Public Schools Teacher of the Year. She works hard to learn about the latest developments in chemistry and seeks to make it relevant to high school students.