For over ten years, I have been a teaching artist and youth worker, bringing dynamic mentorship, artistic skill building and leadership development to young folks, across ages, backgrounds, bodies, minds and learning styles.

Recent Teaching Experience

University of Washington Expository Writing Program

Pre-doctoral Instructor, September 2020 – current

Teaching First Year Composition and Rhetoric at the University of Washington Seattle.

Richard Hugo House

Scribes Teacher, Summer 2020 – current

Curriculum development and facilitation of poetry curriculum for 9th-12th graders for a Creative Writing Summer Camp called Scribes.

Kadima Reconstructionist Community

Kadima School Teacher, September 2018 – current

Curriculum development and facilitation for 3-5th graders and 8th-12th on topics of social justice, Jewish education, social justice organizing and grassroots fundraising. 

Seattle Arts and Lectures’ Writers in the Schools (WITS) 

Writer in Residence, September 2019 – June 2020

Curriculum development and facilitation of poetry curriculum for 9th graders at West Seattle High School.

Youth Speaks Seattle and Arts Corps

Veteran Master Teaching Artist, June 2017 – August 2020

Creating and facilitating poetry and spoken word curriculum for youth 3rd grader to 12th grade. Teaching grounded in youth development practices such YPQA, 21st Century Skills, Creative Habits of Mind and SEL.

Get in touch about teaching opportunities.