At Split Rock Light House!

I'm Ken Beck.  I'm the math teacher on the 8th grade "Fireworks" team.

I grew up in Aberdeen, South Dakota.  I went to college at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL.

I have two sons, both of whome are students in Minneapolis Public Schools.  Jonah is a 10th grader at Henry High Schooland Toby is

At Cascade River State Park!
a 8th grader at Northeast Middle School.  My wife, Sheri, works at the University of Minnesota as a transfer advisor at the College of Education and Human Development.  We also have a black lab named Pepper and three cats (Bella, Jazzy, and Freiheit)!

I've been teaching high school or middle school since 1995, teaching math in Minneapolis since

My family at Gran Marais!
2001, and I've been at Sanford Middle School since 2010.

Some of my hobbies include reading, biking, photography, playing the guitar and ukulele, and playing games (Dungeons and Dragons, Magic:  The Gathering, and others).

You can e-mail me at Ken.Beck@mpls.k12.mn.us.  Thanks!