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The faculty of TEAM Iron are excited to work with students every day. We welcome student and community involvement and encourage you to reach out to any of our department leaders if we can be of any assistance.

TEAI Program of the Year 2015

Don Whitman - TEAI Big Thinker Award 2018

Don Whitman - IDEA Teacher of the Year Award


Meet The Team


Mr. Don Whitman

Department Chair/IED/STEM Capstone

B.S. Illinois State 2000

M.S. Illinois State 2002

National Board Certified Teacher 2009


Mr. Matt Emberson

Digital Media/Animation

B.S. Illinois State 2012

M.S. Illinois State 2020


Mr. Sam Wurster

Intro to Woods and Metals/Woodworking

B.S. University of Wisconsin-Platteville 2017

M.S. Illinois State 2021


Mr. Dan Higby

POE/Tech Concepts

B.S. Illinois State 2007

M.S. Illinois State - Training Development 2011

M.S. Illinois State - Teaching Learning

                                  STEM Leadership 2020

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