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Work experience

Aug 2001Present

Teacher of Social Sciences

Ft. Lauderdale High School



West Virginia University




At present, Rory Ty Sponsler acts as a teacher of social sciences at Fort Lauderdale High School in Florida. In his position, which he assumed in 2001, Mr. Sponsler maintains responsibility for providing instruction in a range of subject areas, including global geography, civics, government, and law. In addition, Rory Ty Sponsler teaches Advanced Placement (AP) Human Geography to talented freshmen. Beyond his teaching obligations, he contributes to the school as coordinator of the Advanced Academics Workshop and faculty advisor for the class of 2013. He also participates on the Faculty Handbook Committee, Professional Development Committee, and other groups.Since joining Fort Lauderdale High School, Rory Ty Sponsler has amassed several professional accomplishments. He developed for the school the course structure and basic lesson plans for classes in comprehensive law, and he continues to utilize that curriculum today. In addition, he accepted an invitation to highlight successful instructional methods for evaluators from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Broward County Public Schools, and College Board. In his AP Human Geography course, he garnered distinction for his students' exam results, and he earned additional recognition for students' improvements in the areas of reading and writing, as measured by national standards. Rory Ty Sponsler's other achievements include spearheading the Advanced Academics Workshop, which provides first-year students and their parents with a welcoming initiative aimed at ensuring immediate success.Rory Ty Sponsler holds a Bachelor's degree from West Virginia University and completed additional training at Florida Atlantic University and Johns Hopkins University. He obtained his Standard Professional Certificate from the State of Florida's Department of Education and enjoys a Highly Qualified rating in music and social studies. When not working, he takes pleasure in following politics, watching college football, and traveling.


Politics, travel, college football and basketball