Dave Piasecki (Mr. Pi) has been an educator for almost 40 years He graduated Summa Cum Laude with major in Economics and History from Northern Michigan University and he also was awarded four varsity letters in Tennis. After graduation from college in1978, Mr. Pi taught and coached in two Athabascan Indian Villages along the Yukon River in Alaska. After meeting his future wife on the Yukon,he moved with his family to the Denali National Park Area where he finished his teaching and coaching career and retired in 1999. In his 21 teaching career in Alaska, Mr. Pi received numerous awards and honors for teaching. His top two honors were being named the State of Alaska Teacher of the Year in 1992 and being awarded a years Teaching Exchange to Australia. Mr. Pi retired for 3 weeks and became the Principal at Upsala School where he began teaching economics for Central Lakes College on the Midstate Education Interactive Television System. After his 2nd retirement, Mr. Pi began the Program Director for the Midstate ITV System and starting teaching economics and history at the main Central Lakes College Campus in Brainerd. If you ask Mr. Piwhat his 3rd best decision in life (1st faith in the Lord/2nd getting married) is, he will re-sounding answer, majoring in Economics!