Jim Nance received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Washington State University in 1984, and after working for Boeing for five years, moved to Moscow, Idaho where he taught Logic, Rhetoric, Calculus, Physics, and Doctrine at Logos School for almost twenty-five years. During that time he developed several curricula, including the award-winning Introductory and Intermediate Logic. In 2015 he wrote Fitting Words: Classical Rhetoric for the Christian Student, published by Roman Roads Media. He enjoys teaching, reading, acting, and playing games with his friends and family. He and his wife Giselle have four children: Jamie, Josiah, Jacqueline, and Jonathan, and one grandchild, Espen James.