Jon Laurin is currently in his 9th year of teaching in the Hoosick Falls Central School District. Jon began his teaching career in Hoosick Falls as a substitute teacher and teacher’s aide. He then spent six years teaching first grade before making the move to fourth grade. He is currently in his second year of teaching fourth grade where he now specializes in math and science.
Mr. Laurin is a 2003 graduate of Hoosick Falls Central School. After graduation Jon attended SUNY Plattsburgh where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Childhood Education. He then attended the Sage Graduate School where he received a master’s degree in special education.
Jon is passionate about the outdoors. He is a member of several clubs and organizations devoted to preservation and stewardship of wilderness areas. These include both the Adirondack and Appalachian Mountain Clubs.
In his free time, Jon can be found hiking or skiing in the mountains of the Northeast. He has climbed the 115 tallest mountains throughout New York and New England and is a registered member of both the Adirondack 46Rs and the AMC Four Thousand Footer club. In 2012 he summited Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.
He lives in Saratoga Springs with his wife, and fellow adventurer, Alison and their cat Snowflake.