SECOND GRADE-LEAD TEACHER: JON BERG
Jon Berg is beginning his second-year teaching second grade at Brent. Mr. Berg moved to D.C. in 2012 to earn his teaching certification through the Inspired Teacher Certification Program. Prior to living in D.C., he served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Cape Verde, West Africa where he led a sea turtle conservation campaign. He is originally from Florida and earned his master’s degree in environmental education in 2008, and his bachelor’s degree in wildlife ecology in 2006, from the University of Florida. In 2015, he earned a master’s degree in teaching from Trinity Washington University. Mr. Berg began his teaching career at the Inspired Teaching Demonstration Public Charter School where he taught first grade for four years. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, biking, hiking, drinking coffee and sitting under trees.