JASON R.

THOMAS
2757 Spring Creek Road • Salt Lake City, Utah 84117 • Tel: (801) 278-4146 Email: sherjast@hotmail.com
PERSONAL Birth Date: Status: Citizenship: Sept. 29, 1955 Married 2 children – Jake 12 & Madison 17 USA Languages: Disposition: Dutch & Hungarian (fluent), German (basic understanding) sense of adventure, tolerant, adaptable, curious

PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE MATH TEACHER Highland High School, Salt Lake City, Utah (August 1985 – present / less the 94-95 school year) Teaching Assignment: Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus with a Level 4 endorsement Math Department Head: responsible for coordinating the math faculty and managing professional development, Bingham High School, South Jordan, Utah (January 1984 – June 1985) Teaching Assignment: Student Teaching, Hired after completion to teach Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Trigonometry, College Algebra CROSS COUNTRY/HEAD TRACK COACH Highland High School, Salt Lake City, Utah (August 1988 – 2004 / less the 94-95 school year) Coaching Assignment: responsible for all aspects of managing and scheduling the men’s and women’s cross country teams MATH & SCIENCE TEACHER Jurisich Miklós Gimnázium, Koszeg, Hungary (August 1994 – June 1995) Teaching Assignment: Awarded a Fulbright Foreign Scholarship which involved teaching math, physics and English . ADDITIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE STUDENT TEACHING MENTOR, Salt Lake School District (January 2005– April 2005) Mentored student teachers affiliated with the University of Utah Education Department. Responsibilities included reinforcing best teaching practices and providing feedback on teaching effectiveness. PHYSICAL EDUCATION SPECIALIST, Salt Lake School District (August 1977-June 1980) Supervised elementary school physical education programs at three different elementary schools in the Salt Lake City School District while attending the university

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Completed 47 semester hours beyond Bachelor’s Degree of college credit at the University of Utah and Salt Lake Community College Completed courses on the use of technology in high school math, Salt Lake City, Utah, July 1994 Level 4 mathematics certification completion, Salt Lake City, January 2004 ESL endorsement Masters Equivalency through Salt Lake City School District

Professional Learning Community Mathematics Coordinator School wide accreditation committee member representing the Math Department Equipment Committee chairperson responsible for acquiring teaching technology equipment school wide AP calculus certification course Proctor of the High School American Mathematics Contest EXTRA-CURRICULAR INVOLVEMENT Cross Country / Track and Field Head Coach Coached the Cross Country team which included recruiting, eligibility, scheduling and organizing meets and practices. Solar Car Race Promoted a school wide solar car race to promote efficient energy use and engineering design. Arranged for the cars to be provided through an educational grant Soccer Asst. Coach of the Bingham High soccer team after completing student teaching 1987-1988

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE LOAN OFFICER / ASSISTANT TREASURER, Security Pacific Mortgage Corporation (August 1980 – August 1982) Responsible for origination and service of commercial real estate construction loans Worked with real estate developer on multi unit construction projects TEACHING SPECIALIST, Salt Lake City School District (September 1977 – June 1980) Salt Lake City, Utah Organized and conducted the physical education programs at Washington, Beacon Heights and Dilworth Elementary Schools. Worked directly with the faculty in planning new programs. MISSIONARY, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (May 1975 – June 1977) Netherlands Full time representative of the LDS church. Instructed individuals as well as groups in the Dutch language.

QUALIFICATIONS SECONDARY TEACHING CERTIFICATION IN MATHEMATICS AND ECONOMICS University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah (March 1984) Transcripts available upon request BACHELOR OF ARTS, MARKETING AND FINANCE, College of Business, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah (June 1980) Transcripts available upon request REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

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