Jason Simpson holds a Master of Arts in Teaching from MTSU. He began teaching as an adjunct at MTSU and is a former Sylvan instructor, freelance translator and graphic designer, and soccer coach. Jason currently works in the Giles County school system, where he teaches local and distance-learning French, theatre arts, and serves as a band assistant and chair of the county-wide department of foreign languages. He was named "Teacher of the Year" for Giles County Schools in 2011 and has been nominated for the award nearly every year of his tenure in the system. Jason has taught several languages through TPR and TPRS, including French, Latin, Irish and Scottish Gaelic.