Michael Jimerson is an Indiana native, born in La Porte, IN. He attended Indiana University, where he met his wife, Rachel. Michael and Rachel have been married for over 10 years. Together, they have three young daughters, ages 5, 4, and 2 years old. holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Health Sciences, from Indiana University, and also holds a Masters of Educational Leadership. He is currently nearing the completion of his Ph.D. in higher education administration from Liberty University.
Michael has worked for the Department of Defense for fifteen years. He taught, coached, and sponsored various clubs and activities at Ansbach Middle High School from 2004-2015. During this time, Michael served as a member of the Technical Evaluations Board; the Bavarian Health and Wellness Committee; the European Athletic Council; and the 21st Century Skills Task Group. In 2015, was selected as the Assistant Principal for Wiesbaden High School, where he had the opportunity to help teachers and students transition to the first 21stCentury School design within DoDEA-Europe. In 2018, Michael was awarded the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service. is innovative and values excellence is curricular and co-curricular programs. Together with his staff, plans to serve military-connected third culture students to ensure they build the skills they need to thrive in a dynamic and global world. is also family-oriented and he and his family look forward to continued service to the Alconbury community.
Patrick Martin is a native of Upstate New York. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education/Social Studies from the State University of New York at Oswego , a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the George Washington University in and a master’s degree in Educational Administration and Supervision from the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education.
He began his teaching career as a middle school teacher in the Perris Union High School District in Southern California where he served on the School Leadership Team for Professional Learning Communities and created the school’s first competitive soccer program. He then worked as a teacher in residence, then as a distance learning coordinator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and had the opportunity to coordinate professional learning experiences at the National Council for History Education before joining DoDEA in 2009 as the Education Technology Coordinator.
In 2015, Patrick graduated from the Department of Defense Executive Leadership Development Program and used skills learned to successfully work with contractors in DoDEA schools to ensure effective delivery and implementation of the College and Career Ready Standards for Mathematics. Since 2017, Patrick has served as an Education Policy Specialist at DoDEA Headquarters and most recently coordinated the Education Directorate response to COVID-19 to ensure that school activities were supported in the digital learning transition.
He arrives in Alconbury with his wife Jackie and daughter (and new Kindergartener) Abby and is ecstatic to serve the Alconbury students, families, and faculty.