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    Jacob Rodriguez school picture


    Jacob Rodriguez, Principal 

    jrodriguez@cps.k12.in.us (Ext. 13001)

    Jacob has been in the educational field for 15 years. His teaching career began in Crown Point in 2005 at Crown Point High School before transitioning to Assistant Principal at Hobart High School. After nearly 4 years at Hobart, Jacob once again returned to CPHS as Freshman Principal. Most recently, he has assumed the role of Principal at Colonel John Wheeler. Jacob is excited to work in collaboration with both Taft and CPHS to prepare Crown Point students for their future.

    Jacob is a graduate of Merrillville High School with a bachelor’s degree from Millikin University and a Master’s Degree from American College.

    Jacob and his wife Jennifer have two children Ava and Luke.




    Mr. David Vode


    David C. Vode, Assistant Principal

    dvode@cps.k12.in.us (Ext. 13002)

    Mr. Vode has worked in education for 22 years with the last 8 years as Assistant Principal at Colonel John Wheeler Middle School.  Prior to his time at Colonel John Wheeler Middle School, he had taught Fifth grade at Liberty Elementary in Hobart, Indiana as well as, Wilson Creek Elementary in Johns Creek, Georgia.  He began his administrative career during his 3 years at Barnwell Elementary in Johns Creek, Georgia.

    In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, who is a fellow educator, along with his two children and the various sports/activities they participate in.  He is very happy to be back in the area to spend time with his other family members and looks forward to his continued career in Crown Point.








Last Modified on September 3, 2020