Russell Hoober

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Campus Location

High School Campus


High School Government & Economics


Phone:  480.705.8888 x408

Church Affiliation

Redemption Tempe


Russell grew up in Arizona and has been a believer since his late teens. He received a bachelor of science in political science with a minor in religious studies from Arizona State University in 2009, focusing his studies on American government and political philosophy.

In 2012, he completed a Masters of Public Administration with a concentration in nonprofit administration and management, also from Arizona State.

Russell currently serves as the social studies department chair at Valley Christian, where he teaches the introduction to macroeconomics, American national government and history of American music.

In addition to his duties at Valley Christian, Russell serve as adjunct professor of philosophy and political science at South Mountain Community College and adjunct professor of political science at Rio Salado College.

Prior to coming to Valley, He taught at Teleos Preparatory Academy, which is one of the Great Hearts classics academies. When he is not teaching, he enjoys spending time with his family, gardening, record collecting and hiking.



Arizona State University, Master of Public Administration, 2012

Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science, 2009