Erik Christensen is a sixth year high school teacher at Granada Hills Charter in Los Angeles, California. He teaches five sections of the World History Project to a diverse group of tenth graders including approximately 35% special education students. Additionally, he teaches AP Seminar to eleventh grade students and Government and Economics to twelfth grade students. Literacy development, differentiated assessment, and student collaboration are constant themes in his classroom.
Erik holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and a graduate degree in Education from Claremont Graduate University. Erik has developed globally published instructional materials and won numerous awards for his work with students including the California Outstanding High School Social Studies Teacher of the Year in 2022. Prior to teaching, Erik worked for nearly two decades in the commercial construction, architecture, and real estate industry in Los Angeles. When he is not in the classroom, Erik enjoys exploring the American West with his family and has earned four diplomas from the National Outdoor Leadership School.
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