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ORBIS Mentor Michael Mertz

Hello, my name is Michael Mertz.  I am a proud alum of Wartburg College (2009 Business Administration Marketing) and Drake University (2012 MAT).  I am currently teaching full time at the Orbis building as a school to work coordinator and a project mentor in the project based experience program.  I am passionate about helping students discover new interests and connecting them with the professional community in and around Ankeny.  When not at school I enjoy time with family and friends, fishing, being outdoors, watching sports, coaching, reading, traveling, and cooking.  My wife, Kara, also teaches for ASCD.  We have three daughters.

Go Hawks! Roll Jags!

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