After working in government, small/medium/large businesses and the non-profit sector, P.J. finally found his dream career as a social studies teacher. He has worked in a variety of schools and settings; currently he teaches Economics and A.P. Human Geography at Forest Lake Area High School. P.J. also serves as the President of the Minnesota Council for the Social Studies and has been selected for prestigious trainings with the National Endowment for the Humanities, StreetLaw, the Trans-Atlantic Outreach Program, the St. Louis Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank, and Knowledge at Wharton High School. He lives in Stillwater, MN with his wife, four children, and a very anxious rescue dog!