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Nelson Prairie
Elementary School
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Mr. Hammond
Physical Eduation - Nelson Prairie
jhammond@nlsd122.org

About Me...

 Staff PhotoSince I was in high school, I knew I wanted to become a physical education teacher. I like to have fun in my class and make the kids laugh. At the same time, my students know that when we need to get started, we need to be serious and quiet. I show my students the upmost respect in and out of class. I also hold my students to that same standard. My students come into my class with a smile on their face and I always want them leaving with one.

Quick Facts...

Years Teaching:

4

Started Working at NLSD:

2014

Family:

My wife and I were married in 2014. We have a cat, named Puma and a dog, named Bella

Favorite Thing About Teaching:

What I love most about my job is watching the kids. Seeing first grade students come into the building and watching them grow in second and third grade. The students really make my job fun! I enjoy making the kids laugh and teaching them skills that they will hopefully use as they get older. 

Graduated From:

Eastern Illinois University

Hobbies:

I love being outside during the summer! If I'm not working in the yard, you can find me playing sand volleyball, golfing, or taking the dog out for a hike! I love to watch movies and go out to dinner with friends! During school I coach volleyball at Lincoln Way West. I also love spending time with my family on weekends and going on vacation with them!

Favorite Book:

American Sniper