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Mr.  Mark  Hartwig
8th Grade Social Studies
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Subjects Taught
Social Studies 6, Social Studies 8

Education

Mark Hartwig graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a bachelors degree in History with a Secondary Education emphasis in the Spring of 2003.  He started taking graduate courses at UNC in the History Department in 2004 through 2007.  Mark continued his graduate work in history through Adams State College while being a part of the Teaching American History program. 



Experience

Mark began his teaching career as a substitute teacher in the Greeley/Evans School District 6 and the Thompson R2-J School District (2003-2005).  After two years Mark accepted a position at Fort Morgan High School (2005-2013) teaching in the Social Studies Department.  While at Fort Morgan High School Mark taught World Cultures (9th grade), United States Government (12th grade), Psychology (11th and 12th grade) and United States History (10th and 11th grade).  Mark was a class sponsor, Student Senate sponsor and member of the PBIS team and RTI teams at FMHS.  Mark participated in the Teaching American History (TAH) program which brought social studies teachers from all around Northern Colorado together to improve American History education in middle and high schools.  Through this program Mark had several lessons published in an online book source for secondary teachers entitled Hands on History: Primary Source Excercises for Middle and High School Classrooms {(ISBN: 1-56735-287-1, ISBN-13: 978-1-56735-287-0) © 2011 Pikes Peak Library District}.  After 8 years at Fort Morgan High School Mark decided to take on the challenge of teaching middle school and came to Fort Lupton Middle School and taught 6th Grade Social Studies (History and Geography of the Western Hemisphere) for the 2013/2014 school year.  Mark now teaches 8th grade U.S. History, is the Social Studies Department Chair and member of the PBIS and AVID teams.



Bio

Mark lives with his wife Hilary and three boys in Evans, Colorado.  Jackson, Drake and Brock keep Mark busy outside of school.  Mark grew up in Berthoud, Colorado and graduated from Berthoud High School in 1995.  Mark is an avid Colorado Avalanche, Denver Broncos and Iron Maiden fan.

  

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