Hiking Instructor

Jay joined the Lower School in 2013 as a 4th grade homeroom teacher. Prior to GDS, he taught at a public charter school in Washington, DC. He received a BS in Finance-Real Estate from Indiana University and briefly worked in the field of finance before realizing that his calling was in the classroom. When not at School, you may find him swimming, gardening, and hiking/camping with his family. He also enjoys cooking at home and reading good books. Jay appreciates how GDS values community and encourages students and teachers to be their full authentic selves.