John Kaufman

John Kaufman

Academy Principal

John Kaufman is excited to be the Principal of the Academy at Loveland Classical Schools (LCS). The Classical Model of education is a blessing for the students at LCS, and Mr. Kaufman is proud to be part of the process of bringing the gifts of the program to the 6th – 12th grade students.

Mr. Kaufman has two degrees in Civil Engineering/Water Resources – a B.S. from U.C. Berkeley and a Masters from M.I.T. He practiced in this field for ten years.

Following his move to Colorado in the mid 1980s, Mr. Kaufman lived and worked on a farm in Yuma, Colorado for ten years, growing wheat, corn, sunflowers, millet and a sound working knowledge of the rural life.

While living in eastern Colorado, Mr. Kaufman served on a Board of Directors for a local school district and became licensed as a secondary math teacher. Following this, he taught for seven years in public and charter schools.

He procured a Masters in Educational Administration and has served as a school leader for the past 13 years, including two as Superintendent/Principal for a rural Colorado school district.

Mr. Kaufman sees the profound benefits for students in the specific three pillars of the Classical Model at LCS: Great Books, the Trivium and Character Education. The Core Virtues are the heart and soul of a life well lived. It will be his goal to inculcate these virtues within the Academy.

John is married to Pam, with whom he has five children and two grandchildren.

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