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Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Gerald Haines

Greetings! I am a 25 year veteran of Birmingham Public Schools currently teaching 4th grade at the absolute best elementary school in the district, West Maple. When I'm not honing my craft as an educator, you can find me expressing my creative passion on the stage, acting, singing, dancing, choreographing, and directing. It is this creativity I bring to the classroom to spark the imaginations and abilities of my students. 

I am a graduate of Michigan State University, Oakland University, and Concordia University with Bachelor degrees in Psychology and Elementary Education, and a Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction.

Fun Facts:


was born in Stuttgart, Germany.

am a roller coaster enthusiast.

played the Cowardly Lion in Stagecrafters' production of The Wizard of Oz.

am a published poet.

love the Spartans, Tigers, Yankees, Lions, Redwings, Steelers, and professional Tennis.

have danced on the stages of the Fox Theater and Broadway's Hirschfeld Theater.