Social Studies

Jason Danielson

Social Studies

P: 515-242-7888 | E: jason.danielson@dmschools.org

Class Description

AP US History

AP European History

World History People and Places

Diane Fox

Social Studies/Math

P: 515-242-7888 | E: diane.fox@dmschools.org

Class Description

Government/Current Issues

Prep Academy Math

Biography

Diane has been with Central Academy since 2000, teaching 8th grade Government and 7th grade Prep Academy Mathematics. She earned her undergraduate degree at Iowa State University. Prior to teaching at Central Academy she taught for 1 ½ years in Illinois and 3 years in the Des Moines Public School District. She is a member of the National Council for Social Studies as well as the National Council of Mathematics Teachers. She is a 2004 recipient of the Edyth May Sliffe Award.  Diane earned her Master's degree in education from Graceland University in 2009.

Links

Class Website

Class Website Login:  CAstudent

Password:  Fox

Isaac Pedelty

IB Coordinator and Theory of Knowledge Teacher

P: 515-242-7888 | E: isaac.pedelty@dmschools.org

Class Description

IB Diploma Programme Coordinator

Theory of Knowledge

Canada Snyder

Social Studies

P: 515-242-7888 | E: canada.snyder@dmschools.org

Class Description

AP US History

IB History of the Americas

 

Biography

Canada teaches AP US History and IB History of the Americas, as well as organizes History Night for Central Academy students.  She is an active member of several professional organizations including the National Council of History Education, the National and Iowa Council of Social Studies, and the National and Iowa Geographic Alliance.  Through her active membership in professional organizations and her dedication to high quality teaching, Canada has been selected for study tours in Germany and China and is the recipient of the Belin Blank Award for Excellence in Teaching. In addition to her teaching and History Night responsibilities, Canada is an Advanced Placement exam reader and co-sponsor of Model UN.  Canada received her Bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Iowa and a Master’s degree in education, with an emphasis in curriculum writing, from Drake University.

 

Links

Class Website

Shawn Voshell

Social Studies

P: 515-242-7888 | E: shawn.voshell@dmschools.org

Class Description

World History People and Places

AP Comparative Government

AP Macroeconomics

AP World History