Teacher, Thacher School
Jeff Hooper has taught Spanish, history, and economics at the Thacher School in Ojai, California for thirteen years. He also coaches football and has also served as Chair of the Language Department and Director of the Senior Exhibitions Program. In addition to teaching and coaching, he currently serves as the Dean of Faculty. In 2012, Jeff led an effort to secure an EE Ford Foundation Educational Leadership Grant. With this grant, Thacher has become the host institution for the Capstone Consortium, an organization of educators dedicated to improving the quality and expanding the reach of capstone programs.