Phone: 630-636-2363


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Mr. Jurkovic

Kinetic Wellness Teacher

After receiving my degree from Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, I completed my student teaching at BloomTrail High School, in Chicago Heights, Ill. My first teaching job was at South Suburban College, South Holland, Ill., where I taught fitness classes in 1997. During my two years at South Suburban College, I also coached freshman football at Thornridge High School, in Dolton, Ill. After my two years at South Suburban, I accepted a position at Bloom Trail High School, where I had completed my student teaching. I taught physical education and also coached varsity football for two years. After my two years at Bloom Trail, I was hired at Oswego High School in 2002 to teach Physical Education and Driver Education. In 2004 Oswego East High School opened and I was hired as a Drivers Education and Physical Education instructor and also coached Football and Badminton during my years at OE. In 2006 I received my Master’s in Education from Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Ill.  I have been married for 20 years to my wife Joy and we have four children