BA Advertising and Communication Studies – Iowa State University
Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certification – TEFL Academy
MA Education – University of Northern Colorado
Ben grew up in eastern Iowa and moved to Colorado shortly after graduating from Iowa State University in 2010. While teaching English in South Korea, he found his calling and love for teaching and working with students. Ben has worked with children and young adults in a variety of capacities throughout college and beyond with a focus primarily on mentoring and English language development. He earned his master’s degree in education from UNC while also working as a coach and teacher at Peak. After spending a year as Assistant Director of Education at the Denver Tech Center office Ben took over as Director. In his free time he enjoys backcountry camping, playing competitive baseball, and spending time with family and friends.