Mr. Stauffer joined the Rocky Top teaching team in 2009 as a 6th grade science teacher. In 2017 he moved to 8th grade science. He is passionate about teaching and working with the kids to help them succeed in their future endeavors. Prior to coming to Rocky Top Mr. Stauffer was a 5th grade teacher at Hillcrest Elementary School, also in Adams 12.
Before becoming a teacher, Mr. Stauffer worked in the nuclear physics industry for the federal government where he was a radiological control technician, a first responder for nuclear and chemical emergencies, and a non-destructive assey engineer. Mr. Stauffer is married with two grown children, one grandson, and four granddaughters.