English teacher at a California public school for 10 years.
MUSE (Multicultural Urban Secondary Education) Master Teacher at UC Berkeley, Americorps TEAMS (Teacher Education for the Advancement of a Multicultural Society), Holy Names Teacher Apprenticeship Program, AVID Teacher and Coordinator of a Highly Certified AVID Site, Puente Teacher.
UC Davis, BA in English Literature. MFA in Creative Writing from National University.
Matt Amaral is the founder of teach4real.com, a blogsite for Real Teachers in Our Toughest Schools.