Current Jacobs Educators
Valerie Anglemyer is a seventh grade Language Arts/Humanities teacher at NorthWood Middle School in Wakarusa, Indiana. She also serves as her school’s instructional coach. Valerie has a passion for global learning and uses inquiry-based projects, , to foster curiosity, innovation, and action.
Rebecca Hodge is a middle school science teacher at Ilima Intermediate School in Ewa Beach, Hawaii. She embraces education and learning that is lifelong, promotes the development of positive relationships among students, faculty, staff, and administrators and fosters academic achievement. Her first career was as a microbiologist before pursuing her passion as an educator. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern Michigan University in Education (elementary education, middle level mathematics, & middle level science).
Dr. Maggie McHugh is a teacher/advisor at La Crosse Design Institute, a project-based charter middle school in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Dr. McHugh regularly implements technology enhanced projects with her students, from creating sculptures for 3-D printing, to coding Spheros, to paint murals as she effectively integrates one-to-on iPads for her sixth through eighth grade designers. Dr. McHugh received her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from New Mexico State University, with a focus on Project-Based Social Justice Mathematics.