About Jim White
Jim has been in the Foothills Academy family for over 20 years. He has served as a board member, high school teacher , elementary teacher and now teaches 7th grade American History part time in his retirement. Seeing students progress from elementary school to middle and high school and eventually college keeps Jim enthused and passionate about being part of our community’s educational opportunities.
Best thing about being a teacher: learning everything in school again that I didn’t get first time through.
Some of my favorite things:
Food: Chili Rellenos
School Subject: History
Book: The ART of Happiness
Sports Team: Barcelona Soccer
If I wasn’t a teacher, I would be: coaching a European Soccer Team
Why did you choose to become a teacher: Children’s optimism and joy towards the future.
Accomplishments: First Principal of Foothills Elementary