Get To Know: John Root | Oakbrook Preparatory School
Get To Know: John Root

Get To Know: John Root

Jul 28, 2022

Name: John Root

Position: 5th Grade Teacher (Math, Social Studies, Bible); Varsity Girls Soccer Coach

How long have you been at Oakbrook: Completed 5 years

How do you like to spend your free time: Playing soccer, playing with my boys.

What do you love most about teaching: I love knowing that each day is an opportunity to make a tangible impact in a student's life. Whether it's in class or on the field, I love seeing students push themselves further than they thought they could go.

What do you love most about working at Oakbrook: I love that Oakbrook has given me the platform to help students explore their faith. Academics are important, but Oakbrook offers something many schools do not: an environment that speaks good news.