Mr. Winderbaum comes to Parker Middle School with a bachelor’s degree from Antioch University and a master’s in education from Wilkes University. Prior to entering the education field, he owned successful businesses in Seattle, Washington, which he sold to pursue his dream of becoming a teacher. “Mr. W” is passionate about connecting with students and providing them with an opportunity not only to learn the curriculum, but to learn and grow into their fullest potential as well. Recognizing that the future of our great democracy will depend upon an active, informed electorate, he teaches the importance of critical thinking, civic responsibility, and community service. In his spare time, Mr. W enjoys travel, reading, scuba diving, tennis, hiking, and digital technology.