Background: Mr. Stefanic hails from the suburbs of New Jersey, about 25 miles from New York City. Obviously, he appreciates a good Reuben, greasy slice of pizza, and the stereotypical Brooklyn accent.
Experience: After graduating Summa cum Laude from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2008, he joined Teach for Ameirca, a corps of new teachers who are placed in high-needs schools all over the country. Mr. Stefanic spent four years at a middle school in San Jose, California. His wife (also a teacher) decided to attend medical school in Arizona, so Mr. Stefanic spent the next five years at another middle school in Phoenix.
Education: Mr. Stefanic has his Masters degree in School Administration and aspires to be the principal of a middle school.
Hobbies and Interests: Mr. Stefanic is happy to be back in the mountains. He enjoys snowboarding, biking, and a good long hike. He lives in Sugar House with his wife Catherine, son John (the fifth!), and dog Yogi.