B.A. in Environmental Studies and Government from Connecticut College. Erin began her teaching career as a Teach For America 2010 corps member in the Greater New Orleans region. Her interest in urban education stems from her dedication to the Summerbridge program throughout college. In New Orleans, Erin has taught middle and high school sciences. She has authored two elective curriculums in Environmental Justice and Leadership as well as been a grade team leader and student club advisor. Currently, Erin works for ReNEW Charter Schools at SciTech Academy where she teaches 7th and 8th grade science and serves as the Science Department Chair and Science Coach. Erin aspires to lead a college prep high school that educates urban students in environmental sustainability and place-based education. She believes that ecological literacy can be a strong base for raising student academic achievement.