Mr. Porod is thrilled to be a part of the St. Raphael community.  He is the 7th Grade Homeroom Teacher as well as the Junior High Social Studies and ELA Teacher.  He holds a B.A. in History and an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Loyola University Chicago.  He also holds an M.A. in Educational Leadership and a Type 75 Administrative Certificate from Concordia University.  He has taught in Catholic schools since 2004 and views it as a great vocation.  Throughout his career, Mr. Porod has been DRE, Assistant Principal and a bus driver.  

In his free time, Mr. Porod enjoys watching the newest historical documentaries so he can incorporate them into his classes.  He also enjoys a good game of pinball.