Ensinger selected as Edison’s February Teacher of the Month

Jason Ensinger

RICHMOND — Edison High School educator Jason Ensinger has been selected as Teacher of the Month for February.

Ensinger has taught in the Edison Local School District for the past 10 years but began as a substitute during the 2009-10 academic year. Prior to that, he spent three years as a substitute teacher and coach at Wetzel County Schools as well as the Switzerland of Ohio School District. During his time as a sub, he coached junior high basketball for three years, junior high football and track for two years and served as junior high athletic director for one year.

While at Edison, he has served as an intervention specialist and Title I teacher and an SED/BIU instructor. Ensinger taught at Stanton Middle School for two years before joining the staff at EHS and continued his coaching career during his first six years. He coached junior high football and track for two years and junior varsity girls’ basketball and softball for one year before heading the varsity girls’ basketball program for three years.

Ensinger is a 2002 graduate of River High School in Hannibal and a 2006 cum laude graduate of Wheeling Jesuit University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education. He was a member of the Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in education and earned his special education endorsement through the Special Education Institute at Ohio Valley University in 2007. During his teaching career, Ensinger has always pushed his students to work to the potential and to be the best that they can be and said he has enjoyed coaching, co-teaching and collaborating with the many great teachers at Edison Local.

He is married to Sarah (Mills) Ensinger, a 2003 EHS alumna, and resides in Richmond with their two children, Carson and Norah. In his free time, He enjoys being outdoors, working on home projects and coaching his sons T-Ball team.