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Mr. John Lindahl


Math teacher Mr. Lindahl has presented both locally and nationally on the use of technology and the instruction of mathematics. He also coaches the Crew team and is a dorm parent in Rogers-Ivie House.
Job Title
Math Instructor, Crew Coach

Faculty Information

Orton Hall, Rogers-Ivie House
Faculty, Mathematics

Contact Information

School Phone
Orton 108


B.S. Mathematics Secondary Education, SUNY Buffalo State
M.S. Economics, University of Maine

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Employed Since

Mr. John Lindahl began teaching mathematics at The Gow School in 2005. He presently teaches Algebra 2, and he previously has taught Developmental Mathematics, Alegbra 1, Geometry, and Pre-Calculus.

Mr. Lindahl grew up in Jamestown, NY and graduated from Jamestown High School. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics Secondary Education from Buffalo State College, a New York State Teaching Certification in Mathematics 7-12, and a Master of Science degree in Economics from the University of Maine. Mr. Lindahl has attended several conferences related to dyslexia and mathematics instruction, including The International Dyslexia Association Conference in Baltimore and the Anja S. Greer Conference on Mathematics and Technology at Phillips Exeter Academy. He has presented to local parents and educators, and to regional branches of The International Dyslexia Association on the use of technology and the instruction of mathematics. In addition, he was the recipient of The Gow School’s 2013 Lowell L. Lundell Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Outside of the classroom, Mr. Lindahl is the Head Crew Coach and a dorm parent. In the past, he also coached Modified Soccer here at Gow. Mr. Lindahl lives in Rogers-Ivie House with his wife, Melissa, and their two daughters.