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Jeff Smith

Social Studies, Mathematics
  • BA, Mathematics, California State University, San Bernardino
  • MA, Education, Chapman University 
  • MA, Organizational Systems and Renewal, Seattle University 
  • EdD (in progress) Fielding Graduate University

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. – Alvin Toffler

Dorm Parents Jeff and Tina

 Over his 28-year career, Jeff has taught in 8 different schools. He has taught mathematics from Pre-Algebra through AP Calculus over the past 2 decades. Besides Jeff’s first stint at Spring Street from 1998 to 2001, he has founded Paideia Classical School in Friday Harbor and served as Issaquah’s representative in the Microsoft Math Partnership from 2007-2009. Jeff loves the academic rigor and creative flexibility that Spring Street students bring to his class every day. He is as committed to communicating the elegance and beauty of mathematics today as he was when he started. Jeff has also taught A.P. Human Geography and A.P. Comparative Government and Politics the past few years.  He is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Educational Leadership for Change at Fielding Graduate University.