A little about me:

Mr. Jared Rode

Phone: (210) 356-1458

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Agriculture Science; Texas A&M University Diesel Equipment Technology, Heavy Truck Specialization; Texas State Technical College Diesel Equipment Technology, Agriculture Equipment Specialization; Texas State Technical College Diesel Equipment Technology, Construction Equipment Specialization; Texas State Technical College

Mr. Jared Rode

I am Jared Rode, the primary Agriculture Mechanics instructor for the Agriscience Magnet Program at James Madison High School.  My goal is to provide my students with every opportunity to develop their craftsmanship, scholarship, and social skills under my instruction.

I earned my Bachelor of Agriculture Science from Texas A&M University as well as three Associate of Applied Science degrees from Texas State Technical College.  I have worked for American Smelting and Refining Company and also for Cummins Southern Plains LTD as a Heavy Truck Technician.  I found fulfillment in teaching others and have pursued that career ever since.

I hold my students to the same professional standards of any employer:

  • Punctuality
  • Professionalism
  • Responsibility
  • Honesty
  • Respect

Students are expected to report to class on time and to maintain a professional environment with their peers.  Students are to accept that they have many responsibilities as a student and that they are expected to perform those duties.  I expect honesty from every student to each other and above all to me.  Most importantly, students are to show respect to everyone who enters through our doors regardless of their position, age, or disposition.

Tutoring

  • Before school: Tuesday and Wednesday (8:00AM - 9:00AM)

    After School: Wednesday and Friday (3:30PM - 4:30PM)

    Library Tutoring available Monday - Friday (3:30PM - 5:00PM)

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Class Schedule

  • Classes for the 2020 - 2021 School year will be an A/B day static schedule. 

    "A" days will occur every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.  

    "A" day schedule:

    1st Period & 2C Period (10:00AM - 12:10PM) Ag Power Systems and Technology / Practicum in AFNR(2-Hr block)

    3rd Period (1:15PM - 2:15PM) Ag Equipment Design and Fabrication /Ag Structure Design and Fabrication

    4th Period (2:25PM - 3:25PM) Ag Equipment Design and Fabrication /Ag Structure Design and Fabrication

    "B" days will occur every Tuesday and Thursday.

    "B" day schedule:

    5th Period (10:00PM - 11:30PM) Conference

    6A Period (12:20PM - 1:50PM) Agriculture Mechanics and Metal Technology
     

    7th Period (1:55PM - 3:25PM) Agriculture Mechanics and Metal Technology