M.A. University of Colorado / B.A. Wheaton College
Mr. Stapleton graduated from Wheaton College with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. Before attending Wheaton College, Mr. Stapleton grew up in a missionary home in the Philippines where he anchored his faith in Jesus Christ. After graduating he received teaching licenses in Illinois and Colorado. Upon moving to Colorado to teach 5th and 6th grade, Mr. Stapleton also earned his master’s at the University of Colorado, studying curriculum and instruction as well as technology. Mr. Stapleton was invited to become a part of the University of Colorado’s faculty, teaching educational technology classes as an adjunct professor. Mr. Stapleton has been an assistant coach to girls’ varsity volleyball and boys’ club volleyball for four years. In addition, he founded a media club, which has allowed students to practice logo design, animation, audio recording, and movie-making. Mr. Stapleton has been at APIS Hawai‘i since its inception, joining the community from the Seoul campus. He enjoys fusing technology with education to achieve greater engagement. Mr. Stapleton and his wife love to travel, play games, and build community.