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Tanner Jones

English

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Professional Snapshot:
I first fell in love with language and literature when I was in high school; so my goal is to teach reading and writing in a way that inspires young students to become avid readers and life-long learners.
 
I received my BA in English from the University of Northern Colorado and worked as the Editor-in-Chief of the college paper, The Mirror, prior to graduation. I continued to work in journalism for several years post graduation. 
 
I started teaching Secondary English Language Arts in Tucson, Arizona where I practiced my craft for 10 years. I received my MA in Humanities with an emphasis in Environmental Literature and Nature Writing from Prescott College and began teaching post-secondary writing at Pima Community College and the University of Arizona. After working in the college world, the drive to work with high school students surged back, and I began working at a college prep academy for 5 years until moving to Basalt at the beginning of the summer. I'm looking forward to working in this wonderful community and with this wonderful population of students. 
 
Communication Preference: 
Please email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and please grant 24 hours to respond or 48 over a weekend and school vacation time. 
 
Fun Facts:
No surprise, like most who are drawn to the mountains, I'm an avid mountain athlete and love all things outdoors. Feel free to chat about beta, gear, and great place to explore.
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