About Mr. Buchanan

Academic Background


Teaching Experience

  • Kasson-Mantorville Schools, Kasson,MN
    2013-Present    8th Grade Global Studies, K-M Middle School
    1998-2013        7th Grade Geography, K-M Middle School
    1996-1998        10th Grade History, K-M High School
                            11th & 12th Grade Ancient History
                            11th & 12th Grade Geography of Tourism

Professional Activities

  • Kasson-Mantorville Hall of Fame Committee
  • Guest Lecturer, MMSA Conference
  • Mentor / Mentee Program
  • KM 2010 Technology Workgroup
  • KM Middle School PLC Facilitator
  • Middle School Staff Recognition Committee
  • District BPCC Member
  • Middle School Advisory Committee
  • Middle School & High School Scheduling Committees
  • Middle School Career Day Committee
  • Middle School Site Team
  • Middle School PST
  • Teacher Performance Evaluation Team Member
  • Presenter, Wendy's High School Heisman Award
  • Presenter,Kasson-Mantorville Hall of Fame
  • Assistant Section 1 Wrestling Tournament Manager, MSHSL

Professional Memberships


Publications & Areas of Academic Research


Buchanan, J. (2002, October 2).  Athletic participation & aspects of student-life.   Dodge County       Independent, 137,  5.


Buchanan, J. & Felegy, R. (2001, September 5).  If you build it, they will come.  Dodge
    County Independent, 136, 4.


Buchanan, J. (1998, April 13). Mission Accomplished. The Guillotine, 27, 9.


Buchanan, J. (1996, April 9).  Team Minnesota is second in national championships. The
    Guillotine, 25, 1, 3.


"Intuitive Analysis of Sport Psychology Constructs"


"Tourism and Major League Baseball Geography"


"Oil Shale as an Alternative Energy Resource"


"Ginseng Production in Marathon County, WI"

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