Mr. Knutson attended Rapid City Central High School and graduated in 1984. He then attended SDSMT for one year, and was then transferred to BHSU. He was there from 1985 to 1991. He got a Bachelors of Science and Education. His major was math and his minor was computers. From 1991 to 2002 he taught at South Middle School in RC, South Dakota. From 2002 to 2004 he taught high school math in Dillingham, AK. From 2004 to 2006 he taught at Rapid City Central High School. From 2006 to 2007 he taught in Ketchikan, AK. He has been at Houston High School since 2007.