Jack Palmer is an educator, consultant and public speaker from Eagle River, Wisconsin (U.S.A.) His postsecondary employment includes positions with the University of Wisconsin – Madison, Concordia University, and Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development.
He has served on multiple university and nonprofit advisory boards including Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development, Purdue University’s Gifted Education Resource Institute (GERI2), and Trees for Tomorrow Natural Resources Specialty School.
He recently cofounded and is now the vice president and senior advisor for the Wisconsin International Student Program (WISP).
His current professional focus involves the development of natural resources, leadership and cooperative learning education initiatives throughout Asia and the United States, the design and development of Eagle Valley School and Camp outside Wuhan China, and nonprofit and corporate fundraising.
Over Jack’s forty-five years in public and private secondary education he has held the positions of high school science teacher, science department chairperson, athletic and academic teams’ coach, talented and gifted program coordinator, education program advisor, and educational consultant.
He’s a husband and the father of two pharmacist sons. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, studying history, participating in numerous athletic activities, and spending time in natural settings.