Matt Beck

German Teacher and Summer Program Director

Matt Beck is originally from Buckman, MN. He teaches German and is the Summer Program Director at Saint John’s Preparatory School.

Matt earned his B.A. in English and German from Saint John’s University and is currently pursuing his M.A. In Educational Leadership at Saint Mary’s University. He has taught English at the Hauptschule Insel Schütt and Willstätter Gymnasium in Nürnberg, Germany as well as the Jilin Institute of Chemical Technology in Jilin City, China. He also spent three years working in Residential Life at Saint John’s Prep.

In 2016, Herr Beck was named Minnesota German Teacher of the Year by the Minnesota Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of German.

In his spare time, he enjoys skiing, working with technology, and traveling. What excites Matt about Saint John’s Prep is the diversity of the students, the dedication of the staff and faculty, and the warm, cooperative learning environment.