Mr. Petzel began his teaching career as a math teacher at HOPE Christian High School. He taught Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Engineering, and started the school’s first STEM club. Mr. Petzel has a passion for helping students learn difficult concepts and skills in math, while also showing them how math helps us to become better problem-solvers.
Mr. Petzel will be joining the Aug Prep team in the fall of 2019 as a high school math teacher. He is excited to utilize technology to incorporate authentic, real-world math problems into his classroom in order to challenge students to become problem-solvers and critical thinkers.
Mr. Petzel earned a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Mathematics Education from Minnesota State University, Mankato. He is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Leadership and Innovation from Wisconsin Lutheran College.