B.S. in History, Mississippi College; M.S. in Education, CUNY Brooklyn College. Curtis began his career in the NYC Department of Education as a special education teacher in East New York over five years ago. During this time he has had the opportunity to work with various communities throughout Brooklyn, NY teaching social studies. He currently teaches United States history at Harlem Children's Zone Promise Academy, a charter school in New York. Curtis has also taught participation in government at the Young Adult Borough Center (YABC) in Brooklyn, NY, an alternative program for students 17 to 21, for the past three years. Curtis aspires to create a healthy environment that inspires and enlightens students to live to their maximum potential and improve our world.