Jon DeEsch

Senior Instructor, Engineering and Drafting

M.S., Education - Curriculum & Instruction, University of Scranton
B.S., Political Science, University of Scranton
OCA Certification for Vocational Instruction, Carpentry Certification, Home Inspection Certification

Jon DeEsch has worked in the Education Department at Penn Foster for over 10 years as an instructor in building trades, drafting with AutoCAD,® and introductory engineering courses. Before coming to Penn Foster, Jon taught for several years in a vocational-technical school and has over 20-years experience working in the construction field, including residential and commercial building, as well as restoration.

Jon’s previous experience includes being sole proprietor of a home inspection business, working as a compliance inspector for a residential development, and building his own home. Jon is certified with the National Association of Home Inspectors as a Certified Real Estate Inspector. Jon has varied interests, “I’ve spent many years working outdoors, and I enjoy puttering around outside the house. We live in a log home which I built ‘in the woods’ so there are always plenty of chores. Being a sports fanatic, I watch and attend as many events as possible, as well as playing the occasional round of golf, which also usually results in spending time in the woods! I also volunteer and serve as a director for our local agricultural fair held the last week of summer.”


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