Jay Weinman is one of the teachers who opened Verrado High School in 2006. He was born and raised in Elk River, Minnesota. He attended college at Saint Cloud State University and has a Bachelor of Science degree in English. Weinman also has a Radio and Television Broadcasting degree from Brown College as well as a Master of Arts Degree in Education from Grand Canyon University. Before teaching at Verrado, Mr. Weinman taught in Minnesota, Nevada, and at Shadow Mountain High School in Phoenix.