My name is Jake Brand, and this will be my fifth year teaching 9-12 Special Education at LHS. I will also be an assistant coach for the Volleyball and Boys Basketball programs.I was raised in Homer, Nebraska (pop. 528), a small town in Northeast Nebraska. My dad, Darrin, is the Branch Manager/Loan Officer for First Community Bank in Homer, and my mom, Amy, is the Business Manager for Homer Community Schools. My little sister, Maya, is a Behavioral Health Nurse at Methodist Fremont Health and her fiancé, Alex, is an electrical lineman for Omaha Public Power District. Maya and Alex moved to Omaha in October of 2022 with their two dogs, Oliver a Goldendoodle and Princess a Chihuahua. I attended Homer Community Schools from Kindergarden through high school and participated in Basketball, Track and Field, National Honor Society, and Student Council. I graduated in May of 2015.
After high school, I attended Morningside University in Sioux City, Iowa. While at Morningside, I was a double major in Special Education and American History/Government Teaching, I was a 4-year starter for the Men's Volleyball team, a 3-year captain,Captian's Counsel, and a Student Assistant for the Women's Volleyball program. I was also involved in numerous Education clubs, and two National Honor Societies: Kappa Delta Pi, honor society in Education, and Phi Alpha Theta, honor society in History. I graduated in May of 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
I greatly enjoy being apart of the Lakeview Community, and I look forward to another year of being apart of this flourishing district.
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Arts - Morningside University - Instructional Strat. I, 5-12 American History, 5-12 American Government Master of Arts in Education - University of Nebraska at Kearney - 7-12 School Principalship (expected completion Dec 2024) Endorsements/Certifications:CPR/AED, Coaching, Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Heat Illness Prevention, Concussion Training, Bullying & Suicide Prevention Training
Mr. Jake Brand
Mr. Brand's Schedule
1st (8:03-8:50): Plan
2nd (8:55-9:42): Resource Math
3rd (9:45-10:32): English 11 with Mrs. Eisenmenger
4th (10:35-11:22): Geometry with Mrs. Higgins
5th (11:25-12:49): Pre-Algebra with Mrs. Stara
6th (12:52-1:39): Algebra I with Mrs. Stara
7th (1:42-2:29): Multi Media Class (Striv & ScoreVision)
8th (2:32-3:19): Resource Study Hall
Viking Time (3:22-3:37): Individualized Student Time