About Us

Jim and Beth Harger are full-time professional adjuncts, and together, they have over 25,000 hours of experience teaching students in nontraditional college classrooms. Just in the past 5 years, they have taught over 230 classes at nationally accredited colleges and universities, most of which were taught online. Before committing to teaching full time, they worked in staff positions, which include enrollment counseling, academic advising, and director of a center for adult and graduate studies.

Before their career in education, Jim and Beth traveled the world with the United States Army.  Together, their tours of duty took them all across the United States and overseas to Korea and Germany.  Jim also served in the Middle East and retired with honors from the Army in 1998.

Jim and Beth live in northern Colorado and have three adult children.  In their spare time, Jim plays golf and rides his Harley-Davidson, and Beth writes and works in her ever-expanding garden.


Jim Harger, Professional Adjunct

  • Master of Science degree in Education with an emphasis in Postsecondary and Adult Education from Capella University
  • Graduate Certificate of Theology from Denver Seminary
  • Master of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies from Knox Theological Seminary
  • Blackboard Certificate in Teaching & Learning Online



  • Beth Harger, Professional AdjunctMaster of Humanities with an emphasis in English from Tiffin University
  • Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction from Colorado Christian University including four Graduate Certificates in Corporate Training, Online Teaching and Learning, Instructional Technology, and Online Curriculum and Development
  • Blackboard Certificate in Teaching & Learning Online

“When Jim and Beth asked to interview me for the Professional Adjunct Podcast, I really didn’t know what to expect. Rather than a formal interview, however, the process could best be described as a casual, professional conversation. It was like Jim and Beth were both long-time colleagues of mine.  It’s always great to talk about pedagogy with people who share a passion for teaching and learning.”

Oliver Dreon, PhD

Millersville University

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