"Mr. Snyder is cool and he makes math fun."
-- Seventh Grade Student

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  JON SNYDER         

  • Mathematics

Mr. Snyder, born and raised near Philadelphia, earned a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Bucknell University. He began teaching mathematics in 2005 at the King George School, where the students had behavioral and or learning disabilities. "It was a very challenging but rewarding time," Mr. Snyder says. "It is a great feeling to get a child to reestablish confidence and understanding in a subject he or she has given up in. By emphasizing proper study skills and a certain amount of structure in daily activities, I was eventually able to have the students understand that math does not have to be difficult. Students have the power to make any problem as difficult or easy as they want it to be."

Mr. Snyder is pleased to be a part of a school that places such emphasis on the first amendment. He has always been interested in the social issues of the past and present, and he truly enjoys the way  the school brings relevant social discussions into the lives of the students every day. Mr. Snyder believes that by educating the students in the importance of using their voices as citizens, the school promotes an active and thoughtful classroom.

Mr. Snyder and his wife are the happy parents of Chloe, born in December, 2005. He enjoys the outdoors, hiking, camping, snowboarding, and other sports. He played Division I basketball in college and participated in the NCAA basketball tournament in 1989.