Mr. Schaad started teaching at Tulelake in 2017. He is Tulelake’s Agricultural Department Chair and is the 2022 Superior Region California Agriculture Teacher Association President, the Superior Region Teacher of Excellence and the Superior Region Outstanding Agricultural Mechanics Pathway Instructor. He graduated from Chico State with a major in Agricultural Science. Mr. Schaad coaches the Agricultural Mechanics Team and Impromptu Speaking. He comes from a family of Agriculturalists as his mother was an ag teacher and father is an orchard farmer. Mr. Schaad has two sons, Jack and Charlie, that are heavily involved in the day to day operations of the Tulelake Shop or any tractor they happen to see and a wife, Laura, who is an alumni of Tulelake High School and a State and National Champion in Agricultural Sales. Mr. Schaad and his family love living in Tulelake because of the small town surrounded by agriculture and the pride and support our small town has. He loves the students' positive attitude and their drive to succeed.
Mr. Hartung has been teaching at Tulelake High School for 26 years. Prior to joining FFA as a coach, he was the Tulelake FBLA club advisor for 20 years. During his time in FBLA, his teams won several state championships and placed in the top 10 at national conventions. His experience in FBLA translates seamlessly to coaching highly competitive FFA teams. He has coached four state champion teams including three AET Farm Recordbook and one Website Design.