To contact Mr. Jeremy Klaff, for all non-classroom related issues: Mrklaff9@aol.com.

Anything concerning grades, homework assignments, or curriculum questions should be directed over the phone, or through email  at Schreiber HS.

Mr. Jeremy Klaff is available to do staff development at your school for Powerpoint instruction. Hire Mr. Klaff for your parties ... despite his fear of clowns, he can make a serious balloon giraffe.

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 1999 Cum Laud
Master of Arts, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY Dec., 2000
60 credits beyond Masters in the field of History and Education. 

Best colorer in 2nd grade. Runner-up best colorer in 3rd grade.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
NY State Permanent Certification
NYC Public Schools Pier Diem Certificate
NYS Time Machine Operation provisional license

CPR, First Aid, Difibulation.

 

HONORS THESIS / LIBRARY PUBLICATION
1998-1999. The Historiographical evolution of the causes to the New York City Draft Riots of 1863. Be the first to take it out of the BU Library if you are in the area ... for no one else has ever cared.


TEACHING
2001-present, History teacher at Schreiber High School in Port Washington, NY. Currently teaching 9th, and 10th Grade Global studies, 11th Grade US History and Government,  AP US History, and Radio I and Radio II.

COACHING EXPERIENCE
2001-2010, Paul D. Screiber High School Boys Varsity Track Coach.
2003-present, Paul D. Schreiber High School Boys and Girls Cross Country Coach.


Misc. Academia
Published contributor to official women’s history website ... womhist.binghamton.edu. Download some DBQ's in your spare time!!!!

ENTERTAINMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS

Co-founder of Social Studs, the legendary educational rock band!

Stadium Master of Cermonies and Musical Director, Binghamton Mets (NY Mets AA minor league affiliate), 1999-2000. Duties include in-stadium announcing on field, performing contests, roving interviews with players and fans, and back-up public-address announcer; coordinate music and interactive fan cheers. Paid in Hot Dogs.

Stadium Master of Ceremonies for the Brooklyn Cyclones, (NY Mets A minor league affiliate) 2004-2006. Duties include in-stadium announcing on field, performing contests, post-game interviews, and interaction with fans. Paid in even more Hot Dogs.

Lousy Stand-up Comedian: Performed on MTV’s TRL, and BTV's On The Daily. Played various comedy clubs in NYC, and Los Angeles. Failed to entertain a single person in these endeavors, and coincidentally remained in the classroom.


Writer, and Actor for various Independent Films that never made it anywhere.

Contributor to History Channel 2's 51 Amazing Facts About America (2014)


Sports Director, WHRW Radio and Television, Binghamton, NY. Radio play-by-play announcer for Binghamton University Women’s home and road basketball games, 1998-2000. Entailed not only broadcasting games, but coordinating equipment, training future broadcasters, and sleeping on hotel room floors.

Producer, Writer, Editor, Director, and Star of College Radio show and TV Show. Weekly comedy show for both radio and television featuring interactive call-ins, comedy skits, and prestigious guests from the Binghamton area ... like that guy who lived down the block.

Binghamton Television Trainer, 1999-2000. Taught aspiring television students in the areas of production, broadcasting, and editing. Nothing I taught them is used anymore because the technology is obsolete.

Staff writer for PipeDream (Binghamton Campus Newspaper)

Staff writer for Binghamton Sports Weekly.

AWARDS
Binghamton University Director’s Award for Excellence in Broadcasting.

Received 12 Binghamton University Excelsior Awards for radio and television broadcasting. 12 acceptance speeches that everyone ignored.

Nassau County X-Country Achievement in Coaching Award. Or as I call it -- they ran hard, and I undeservingly got credit.

Who's Who Of American Teachers -- I have no idea what this means, or if it's really an honor for my name was spelled wrong in the letter.

INTERNSHIP
Albany Semester Program, 1997. Served as a law assistant to the head lawyers of the Department of Motor Vehicles, State Headquarters, Albany, NY. This internship mainly consisted of me eating lunch and playing on the computer.

Broome County Historical Society, 1998. Acted as curator and archiver of local historical documents. I touched old books.

Independent Study, 1996. Studied resistance to the U.S. Civil War.

MISCELLANEOUS
Served as Master of Ceremonies for various Binghamton University events, including fashion shows, election debates, and Basketball Midnight Madness.

Emceed many High School events including fashion shows, teacher talent shows, and pep rallies.

Ability to use guitar somewhat efficiently.

Has Written 8 Screenplays that no one wanted to invest millions of dollars in to make.

Certified in CPR, first aid, Defibulation, and completed Philosophy of Coaching, and Health and Injury Prevention courses.

Williamsport Certified Little League umpire, 1991-present. Have made numerous children cry by calling them out on strikes.

Licensed judge for the Miss America Pageant; was a judge for the 1999 Miss Binghamton Pageant.

STAFF DEVELOPMENT AND COMPUTER SKILLS


Facilitated workshop in “Creativity with Powerpoint” at the Long Island Council for Social Studies (LICSS)

Led workshop for CW Post's Teaching American History Forum.

Presented workshop at SCOPE technology conference, "Entertainment in Education."

Facilitated mini teacher workshops within Schreiber HS, 2001-present.

I know a lot about soup.