Alec Akers

Social Studies Student Teacher


Alec is a M. Ed. Teacher Candidate at the University of Minnesota doing his clinical teaching rotation with UMA social studies teacher Brian Johnson.
Alec was born and raised in Shreveport, Louisiana before moving to the Minnesota to attend St. Mary’s University, where he earned his B.A. in Theatre Performance: Acting & Directing in 2014. He then attended the University of Minnesota Law School, where he earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence in 2017. Alec is not a practicing attorney, preferring instead the scholarship of American Legal Practice, Education Law and Student Civil Rights advocacy.
Alec lives in Burnsville with his wife of four years, Taylor, and their corgi of five years, Appa.