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Mr. Jacobson

About Mr. Jacobson

Growing Up

-I have three younger brothers: Nate, Spencer, and Sam.

-I grew up in the Avondale School District (Woodland Elementary, Avondale Middle School, Avondale High School).

-My favorite sport in elementary school was basketball, and my dad always coached my teams in the YMCA league.

-My main sport in high school was wrestling, but I also competed on the track, cross country, golf, and baseball teams.

 

Educational Experiences

-I graduated from Oakland University with a B.A. in elementary education.

-I earned my masters degree in curriculum and instruction from Marygrove College.

-I have taught 7th and 8th grade language arts at Hart Middle School, 3rd grade at Meadow Brook Elementary School, and this will now be my second year of teaching primarily 7th grade math and language arts at Van Hoosen.

-I coached wrestling at Van Hoosen, Hart, and Avondale High School and cross country at Stoney Creek High School.

-I started and facilitated MULTIPLY, a student-led lunchtime Bible study, at Hart Middle School.

 

Interests/Hobbies

-I enjoy children's literature, especially the humorous or action-packed kind.

-I enjoy running (mostly long distance) and weight training.

-I enjoy playing electric guitar and writing my own riffs.

-I enjoy teaching and supporting kids in whatever setting or way that I can.