Ethan Huff - Social Studies Instructor

Mr. Huff began teaching with the On-Line Academy in 2009.  He enjoys getting to know students as individuals and the creative aspects of online teaching and learning.  Mr. Huff also enjoys leading an annual field trip for OLA students to the State Capitol building in Denver each year in February.  Mr. Huff grew up in the small town of Marshall, Missouri, before attending Colorado College where he earned a Bachelor's degree in History, with an emphasis on African history.  From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Huff served as a volunteer in the U.S. Peace Corps, living with a host family in a remote village in the country of South Africa.  On returning to the U.S., Mr. Huff earned a law degree from Lewis & Clark Law School and a Master's in Teaching from Eastern Oregon University.  Mr. Huff loves travel and has visited 47 states and 32 countries.  He also enjoys spending time with family, listening to all types of music, running, hiking, camping, backpacking, snowboarding, and bicycling.  He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife and daughter.