Erin has taught 4th and 5th grade in the Los Angeles Unified School District for the past 9 years. Matt has taught 2nd and 5th grade in the Los Angeles Unified for the past 10 years.
Focus on balanced literacy, cooperative learning and targeted math practice.
Both Erin and Matt are current National Board candidates. Erin was a recipient of a Target/Heart of America grant. Matt has presented at two bilingual conferences in Los Angeles. Erin and Matt have co-presented professional development in science and language arts.
Erin has a BA from Berkeley in Anthropology. She got her masters in education from UCLA through the Teacher Education Program. Matt has a BA from Occidental College in Economics and Philosophy. He is a current masters student in the Principal Leadership Institute at UCLA.
Erin and Matt currently teach 5th in an urban school setting.