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Middle School Teacher

"It is better to know how to learn than to know."  - Dr. Suess


Mr. Todd Phelps




BA in Education, Chadron State College, 2005


Minor in Social Science

Coursework above degree:

  • Colonial Williamsburg Elementary Teacher Institute
  • Colonial Williamsburg Middle School Teacher Institute 
  • Pamplin Park Teacher Institute Civil War through Reconstruction 
  • Civil War Trust Teacher Institute 
  • Gilder-Lehrman—Civil War through Material Culture and Historical Landscapes at Gettysburg.
  • Freedoms Foundation—American Revolutionary War of the North Teacher Institute

Teaching Experience:

Arnold Public Schools  2018 - current

  • 6th-7th Grade Reading, 6th Math, Science and Social Studies
  • Second Grade 2018-2019

Hot Springs Elementary School, 2006-2018

  • 2005-2006 Two room country school 5th-8th grade
  • 2006-2007 Fourth grade
  • 2007-2018 Fifth grade

Coaching—Arnold Public Schools

  • 2019-current -- Head Wrestling and JH Wrestling Coach
  • 2018- 2019 — Assistant Wrestling and JH Wrestling Coach

Coaching—Hot Springs, SD

  • 2005-2010—Volunteer Wrestling Coach
  • 2010-2018—Assistant Wrestling Coach
  • 2009-2017—Middle School Volleyball Coach
  • 2017-2018—Assistant High School Volleyball Coach
  • 2016-2018—Middle School Girls Track Coach



1st - 6th Grade Reading

2nd - 6th Grade Social Studies

3rd - 6th Grade Math

4th - 6th Grade Science

5th - Study Hall

6th - 7th Grade Reading

7th - Plan

8th - 7/8 PE