What languages do you speak?
I speak English and Spanish.
What are some places you’ve lived?
I have lived in Okinawa, Japan, various places in Ireland, several parts of Mexico, Honduras, Vermont, and Colorado.
Tell us about yourself.
I am an energetic, funny, and caring 42 year old educator with a passion for the English language and those who work hard to master it. I have a wonderful wife named Lisa, a ten year old son named Kaden, a dog named Mickey, a cat named Luna, and four friendly chickens.
What’s your favorite thing about NAC or teaching English in general?
I love the camaraderie among the amazing teachers here, and their commitment to serving our students to the best of their ability. My favorite thing about teaching English is the reward that comes from seeing students make progress with the nuances of grammar and they many ways they build their vocabulary.
What’s your favorite thing about Denver or Colorado?
I love the diverse cultures who call this city home, and the access to world class outdoor recreation of all kinds.
What’s something interesting about yourself?
I love to cook fusion recipes that combine dishes from different cultures.
Do you have any pets?
I have a dog, a cat, and four chickens.
What are your hobbies?
I love photography, writing poetry, hiking, cooking, and travel. My photo website is jonpower.zenfolio.com.