Mr. Wilensky is a fifth-grade teacher in Jefferson County, Colorado, where he has been accused of teaching his Colonial America and Revolutionary War classes with enthusiastic zeal. Mark holds a Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. He has taught expelled and court-ordered students in coordination with the District Attorney's Office, and is currently working with the Colorado Department of Education on a national study to find ways to eliminate gaps in education for homeless and highly-mobile children.

He lives with his young son in Colorado.