Mr. Aaron Ensley
9th - Higher Education TeacherBrookfield Academy Brookfield, WI
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About Mr. Aaron Ensley
-Economics Teacher and Freedom Philosophy Coordinator at Brookfield Academy
-Adjunct Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Northwood University
Aaron Ensley is an economics junkie who is fascinated by the study of free-markets, entrepreneurship, and the importance of good public policy. He has worked with an array students from around the country in both public and private institutions, including middle school, high school, and college levels.
Aaron currently serves as an adjunct professor at Northwood University in Midland, Michigan, where he has taught economics and philosophy of enterprise in both ground and online formats since 2009. In May of 2012, he accepted a full-time position as an Economics Instructor and Freedom Philosophy Coordinator at the Upper School of Brookfield Academy, an independent K-12 school just outside of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Prior to making the move north to Wisconsin, Aaron had the privilege working for the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) in Atlanta, Georgia, where served as the Director of K-12 Education for over a year. Aaron's roles included assisting teachers in delivering top quality educational resources into their classrooms. He also oversaw FEE's high school summer seminars, Spring Break with FEE, and supported his colleagues in running summer seminars for college and graduate students.
In addition to formal employment positions, Aaron has also worked closely with Cornerstone Schools in Detroit and in multiple Metro Atlanta high schools as a volunteer lecturer, helping students discover free-enterprise and entrepreneurship though business plan projects. Additionally, he enjoys teaching Church groups on the study of economics and the Bible.
Aaron is an experienced business manager, having owned and operated Absolute Lawn Services in Brighton, Michigan from 2001-2011. Aaron received his Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Detroit Mercy and possesses a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Northwood University.
In his spare time, Aaron enjoys mountain biking, singing karaoke, participating is church functions, traveling, kayaking, camping, backyard ice hockey, golf, and enjoying the company of friends and family, although not necessarily in that order. He lives with his wonderful wife, Erin, who has supported him in all his endeavors. Aaron and Erin relocated from Atlanta to Waukesha, Wisconsin in the summer of 2012.