John DeBoer

John DeBoer was born and raised in Omaha, graduating from Burke High School. He attended Hastings College where he was active in journalism, band, and student government, eventually earning bachelors' degrees in Computer Science, Mathematics and Education.

Professionally, John taught mathematics for 5 years at Benson High School in Omaha then went on to become the head of Information Technologies for a prominent local business. He felt called to return to teaching and did so in the fall of 2018, teaching mathematics at Omaha Central High School.

John met his wife Alice (now a teacher at Concordia Academy) at Hastings College and they were married in 1994. They have two sons (both Concordia Alums) Ian, now working as a Zookeeper at Lincoln Children’s Zoo, and Owen, who will be in his third year at Hastings College.

John is active in Scouts BSA and enjoys working at the family “farm.” You will often find him relaxing by playing board or card games with family. John is a serious Sci-Fi nut and is willing to debate Star Trek versus Star Wars any day of the week.