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Jason Bates

3-5 PE Teacher

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About Me

Educational History:

I graduated from Burlington High School. After graduation I continued my education and wrestling carreer in college finishing my undergraduate at Emporia State University where I recieved my Bachelors in Science degree in education. Emporia State accepted me into their Masters program where I am currently working on my Masters in Education degree.

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors in Science

Current Position:

I started working in the 257 school district as a Special Education instructor at Jeffereson Elementary School and as the head wrestling coach during the 2013-2014 school year. In 2016 I applied to be the 3-5 Physical Education Instructor and was hired on as a district employee. In 2022 we began our adventure in the new Iola Elementary School. 

Previous Position:

I started working at Emporia High School in 2009-2010. I worked at EHS in the Technology dept. and as a varsity wrestling coach for 5 years before coming to Iola.

Family Information:

I am married to Ann Marie Bates and we are expecting to have a child in May. We have one dog which is an old man. He love playing tug-of-war and going on walks. 

Personal Information:

My hobies consist of a lot of out door physical activities such as hiking and backpacking, camping, cycling, jogging, kayaking, fishing etc. I also enjoy watching the birds in my back yard and growing plants. I have a small orchid collection and enjoy carnivorous plants. 


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