EXPERIENCE - My name is Jason Van Benthuysen "Mr. VB" to my students, and this is my 4th year at Leigh and my 21st year in the district. I have taught Geography, World History, U.S. History, Government, Economics, AP Government, and SDAIE History over my 21 years. I have taught all grades from 9th to 12th. This year I am teaching 3 sections of AP Macroeconomics, 1 section of Government and 1 section of Credit Recovery.
EDUCATION - I have a B.A. in History from the University of Arizona, a Teaching Credential from National University and a Masters degree in Administration from San Jose State University.
PERSONAL - I am from San Jose and my mom and dad met at Leigh High School. My dad graduated in 1964 and my mom in 1966. I have coached 19 seasons of baseball, 6 seasons of football and 1 season of field hockey during my years of service in the Campbell Union High School District. "It's a great day to be a Longhorn!"