Derek Hansen




Derek was born to be a science teacher. His students experience hands-on learning in his science courses and are given opportunities to learn and grow every day.  Derek graduated from Platte Valley Academy and completed his Bachelor of Science with Chemistry emphasis from Union College.  He went on to complete his Master of Science degree in Administration& Leadership from La Sierra University.  In his free time Derek loves to continue learning & to tinker with computers, he is always a student and looking for growth.  He loves coffee, reading and quiet time.  CVA is a special place for Derek, he appreciates the small atmosphere and ability to get to know people much easier than would be possible in a larger environment.    

Title:  High School Science & Robotics Teacher 

Contact Information 


Phone: 402-483-1181 ext. 120 

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