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Haven Kaplan-Miner

Haven Kaplan-Miner is an English and journalism teacher. He has an undergraduate degree in journalism from the University of Oregon and a Master’s degree in teaching from the University of Portland. He grew up in northeast Portland. Kaplan-Miner also taught and coached basketball in Chicago. Outside the classroom, he loves hiking, coaching, basketball, and enjoying the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. His favorite movie is The Princess Bride, and his favorite book is The Phantom Tollbooth. He also enjoys listening to Ben Gibbard and James Mercer (from Death Cab for Cutie and the Shins/Broken Bells, respectively). “I will do everything I can to help your students reach their fullest potential in the classroom and more importantly, out of the classroom,” he said.

Written by Thomas Gravely, Intro to Journalism, Fall 2021