JimAbout our colleague,
James (Jim) Krumm

  • Vital Stats
    Age 56
    Began working at Casper College on August 19, 2002
    Computer science instructor and department head
    A.S. in computer science from Casper College, 2002
    B.S. in secondary science from the University of Wyoming, 1978
    M.B.A. from the University of Wyoming, 1982
    M.C.S. from Colorado State University

  • Background
    Prior to working at Casper College, Krumm was a computer science and math teacher at Natrona County High School from 1991 until his appointment at Casper College in 2002. For the last nine years of his employment at NCHS, Krumm taught primarily Algebra II Honors.

  • Personal biography written by Jim
    “I was born north of London, England, and lived in Germany growing up as well. I attended the University of Wyoming, obtaining a B.S. in Education and an M.B.A. I worked at the Wyoming State Training School for approximately nine years. I have also taught at the Middle School and High School levels throughout the country. I have been at Casper College since 2002, and obtained an M.S. in Computer Science from Colorado State University.”

  • Faculty/Personal Website with Additional Information
    caspercomsci.com

  • Most Recent College Honors
    In October, 2011, Krumm was named the Phi Theta Kappa TLC (Terrific Learning Coach) for the month. At the May 2012 graduation ceremonies, Krumm was named as the 2011-2012 TLC of the year. The TLC is selected monthly during the fall and spring semesters by members of the college’s Phi Theta Kappa organization. An honors organization, PTK members submit names and then vote on the instructor from those names submitted.

  • Respect from students and co-workers
    Here is a small selection of student comments from his students over the past year, anonymously submitted during the college-required instructor evaluation process. Over the years hundreds of such comments have accumulated in his faculty file.
    • “Willing to go the extra ‘smile’ for students.”
    • “He loves his job and is willing to help where he can.”
    • “Takes an interest in students.”
    • “Mr. Krumm is the best teacher I’ve had in a long time.”
    • “Pleasure to have as a teacher and look forward to having class with him again.”
    • “Jim is a wonderful teacher and a great asset to this school. He makes learning the material fun.”
    • “He loves what he does and is good at it.”
    • Colleagues also lauded Jim’s effectiveness as a teacher and his role as department head, with comments such as
      “Mr. Krumm has great enthusiasm and (sense) of his subject area and this is reflected in this teaching. He wants his students to be successful and does everything he can to help them reach their potential.”
Return to Memoriam page