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CONTACT INFORMATION

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Dane County Board Supervisor. Dane County, WI.  Apr 2018 – Present.

  • Representing District 32 (City and Town of Verona).
  • Overseeing land use issues on the Zoning and Land Regulation Committee.

Social Studies Teacher.  Verona Area High School.  Verona, WI.  Aug 2002 – Present.

  • Running a charity with students to help children and families affected by poverty.
  • Teaching students and colleagues how to use social media as a tool for information and engagement.
  • Presenting information in technology-enhanced environments.
  • Promoting civic engagement, global awareness, and lifelong learning.
  • As Department Chair for Social Studies, managed a team of ten and a budget of $15,000.

CERTIFICATION AND EDUCATION

  • Capstone Certificate, International Politics and Practice, UW-Madison, May 2015.
  • M.S. of Curriculum and Instruction with a Professional Development (History) emphasis, UW-Whitewater, May 2007.
  • B.S.E. Secondary Education, UW-Whitewater, May 2002.
  • WI Department of Public Instruction licenses (6-12): Broadfield Social Studies (701), History (725), Political Science (735), Sociology (745)

MILITARY EXPERIENCE

  • Primary Leadership Development Course (2 weeks).  Ft. McCoy, WI. Aug 2001 – Sep 2001.
  • Wisconsin Army National Guard.  Whitewater, WI.  Oct 1998 – Sep 2003.
  • U.S. Army.  El Paso, TX, Aug 1994 – Oct 1994.  Korea, Nov 1994 – Nov 1995.  Germany, Nov 1995 – May 1998.
  • U.S. Army Reserves.  Milwaukee, WI.  Aug 1992 – Aug 1994.

 ARTICLES

  • “Educating Future Generations of Atlanticists,” Atlantic-Community.org, Jul 25, 2014.
  • “Teachers and the Transatlantic Relationship,” German Marshall Fund Blog, May 30, 2014.
  • “Verona Teacher Jason Knoll Describes His Experience Covering the State of the Union,” The Capital Times Online, Feb 3, 2014.
  • “Verona Teacher Jason Knoll Will Live-Tweet State of the Union from Washington,” The Capital Times Online, Jan 28, 2014.
  • “A High School Teacher at the Annual Meeting,” Perspectives on History, 49:2, February 2011.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Educational Consultant, Delegation of the EU to the US exhibit, National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference, Nov-Dec 2018.
  • Participant, “Marshall Seminar Brussels: The New Agenda for Transatlantic Security,” German Marshall Fund, Apr 2015.
  • Presenter, “Teaching about Transatlantic Relations,” WI Council for the Social Studies, Mar 2015.
  • Member, OAH Committee on Teaching, 2013-2017.
  • Panelist, “Getting the Most Out of the OAH Conference,” Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting, Apr 2012.
  • Member, Literacy Advisory Committee, Read on Wisconsin! Jun 2010.
  • Master Teacher, Teaching American History Grant, Madison Metropolitan School District, Jan 2008 – Sep 2008.
  • Member. Project Council, Teaching American History Grant, UW-Whitewater, Sep 2003 – Sep 2007.

 AWARDS AND HONORS

  • 2017 Giraffe Award (with VAHSAid), Kids Forward.
  • 2012 Honorable Mention, Crystal Apple Teacher, NBC15.
  • 2011 Wisconsin State DAR Outstanding Teacher of American History.
  • 2011 Outstanding Teacher, John Bell Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
  • May 2011, Topnotch Teacher, WISC-TV.
  • 2009 Yale Educator.
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