Career Compass Awards
2021 Career Compass Awards Winner
School/District: Jedi Virtual
Job Title: Social Sciences Teacher
Mr. Nicholas Parker grew up in Eastern Idaho in a small town where both of his parents were teachers. They were able to spend holidays and summers together and it was a great experience. So he decided he wanted to be able to give that to his family as well and went to school to become a teacher. He went first to Idaho State University and then earned his degree at Boise State University. Mr. Parker has been teaching since 2004. He started his teaching career in Parma Idaho and from there, came into the West Ada district teaching all social studies courses. While teaching in the brick and mortar school, he has also been teaching online for the last 12 years out of Wisconsin. Along with teaching he has coached baseball basketball and football.
He is dedicated to his students’ success. Mr. Parker wants them to have a great experience and will do whatever is needed to help them reach their goals. Student success is the most important thing, he feels he is here for them to use as a tool to reach their goals.