MVSD Selects Jake Ross to Serve as MVSD Special Education Teacher

The MVSD is pleased to announce that Jake Ross, LBHS Special Education paraeducator will be joining Jill Driver, Lotty Ekblad, and Korrie Perryman in the fall as the newest member of the Special Education team. Serving as MVE’s Special Education-Life Skills teacher, Jake will begin his new position in the fall of the 2023-24 school year.

Jake Ross headshot with a tree and greenery in the background.Jake was born in Ketchikan Alaska. The son of a father who served as a member of the United States Coast Guard, Jake grew up living in a variety of places. Following in his fathers footsteps, Jake joined the Coast Guard after graduating from High School in 2002. In 2010 he left the Coast Guard with an honorable discharge to take advantage of his Montgomery GI Bill and earned a BBA from the American Military University graduating in 2014. In 2021, Jake began teaching at Lake Roosevelt High school. When asked about his teaching experience at LR, Jake stated, “I fell in love with the challenge of making complex ideas accessible to kids.”

More recently, Jake moved to Twisp to live with his fiancee, Heather and her daughter Pearl. During this same period of time, Jake “got his foot in the door” by serving as a LBHS Special Education-Life Skills paraeducator. Looking forward, Jake is excited to take on a new role, serving as the MVE Special Education-Life Skills teacher.

When Jake is not working with students, he enjoys spending his free time working on hobby farm projects, camping, and time spent at the ski hill.

Please join us as we congratulate Jake Ross, MVSD Special Education teacher!