Dr Gilbert

Dr. John Gilbert was born in Fairfax, MO. He has 13 years of experience in Missouri schools. Dr. Gilbert earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology and taught science in the classroom. He went on to earn a Masters in Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum, a Education Specialist, and ended by completing a Doctor of Education degree.

Dr. Gilbert loves basketball and counts basketball and video games among his hobbies. You can see a post from a Mizzou wheelchair basketball team member about Dr. Gilbert here:https://www.instagram.com/p/C0...

Yes, Dr. Gilbert won a Gold Medal in the Para-Olympic Games in Rio for basketball!

Dr. Gilbert lives in Nevada with his wife, Whitney, who is a special education teacher here at Rich Hill; his daughter, Emelia, who is in 6th grade; two dogs (Bo and Moose); and two cats, Wednesday and Pugsley.

Dr. Gilbert loves Rich Hill because it has a fantastic staff and great kids. His words of wisdom to everyone is a quote from Michael Jordan, "Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion."