Welcome to Mr. Adams' class, I am excited to be at PWMS!

About Me:


Mr. Adams and Family

I have been teaching since 2003. My first year at Mankato Public Schools was in 2017. Prior to coming to Mankato Public Schools, I was a teacher, coach, and administrator at Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton.

Hobbies: coaching/watching sports, teaching, reading, learning new things, researching, hanging out with my family, playing Playstation, watching movies, and relaxing.

Heroes: All people that demonstrate the core values such as: Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, and Personal Courage.

Education Background:
*High School Diploma: Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton High School in May of 1998

*Varsity Coaching Certificate: November 2001-NFHS Coaches Education Program

*Undergraduate: Minnesota State University, Mankato/ Graduated Cum Laude in December of 2002 with a degree in Elementary Education & Middle School Social Studies

*Driver's Education Graduate Certificate: Saint Cloud State University in December of 2005.

*Master's Degree: Master’s in Education-Teaching and Learning in May of 2006 from Saint Mary's University, Winona, MN.

*Educational Administration: K-12 Principal in May of 2009 from Minnesota State University, Mankato

*Goal: Continue to be a lifelong learner and continue to improve my craft as a teacher.

Fun Facts:

  • I was a Combat Engineer in the United States Army Reserve from 2000-2003

  • Three of my four children are adopted

  • I have had three knee surgeries

  • I am persistent...I never give up!

  • Gas station canopy fell on me

  • I had Lasik Eye Surgery

  • I had my appendix taken out

  • I know a few card tricks

  • I can be a jokester

Contact Information:

Jeff Adams
6th Grade Science Teacher
Prairie Winds Middle School
Room C113
1200 Prairie Winds Drive
Mankato, MN  56001

Contact: Mr. Adams