McFarland, Ian

Ian McFarlan Mr. McFarland is excited to start his 1st year at West Michigan Aviation Academy and currently holds the position of World History and US History Teacher. Mr. McFarland graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in business and psychology from Calvin College and holds a teaching certificate from Grand Valley State University.

Mr. McFarland aims to inspire a generation of students to become lifelong learners with the reading, writing, thinking, and character skills to tackle any challenge in their future. He hopes to equip students with the agency to navigate the political, economic, social, and cultural forces that structure our lives with the aim of creating a more equitable and just world.

In his free time, Mr. McFarland loves spending time reading and writing. He enjoys his time playing ping pong, chess, running, bouldering and renovating his house with his wife Kelsey.