Office of Equity and Inclusion / English
Mr. Gans is Jesuit’s Director of Equity & Inclusion. A SEED Leader as part of the National SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity) Project, he has received advanced professional training at the NAIS Diversity Leadership Institute, the NAIS Power, Privilege, and Practice Symposium, the Jesuits West Colloquium on Race, the Puget Sound Writing Project, and the AP Institute. Mr. Gans was the co-presenter of Change Agents’ Guide to Integrating Social Justice into the Curriculum at the Northwest Association of Independent Schools Fall Conference in 2016.
Originally from Seattle, Mr. Gans has taught and coached in public, Independent, and Jesuit schools since 2003. When not at school, he enjoys playing soccer, reading, cooking, and hiking. In addition to his duties with the Office of Equity & Inclusion, Mr. Gans teaches AP Language & Composition and English 1.
- Northwestern University, B.S., Communications, with foci in history and music
- University of Washington, B.A. English
- Seattle University, Master in Teaching
- Equity & Inclusion Committee
- JV Gold Soccer
- Multicultural Students Alliance