Eric Johnson

eric johnson

Eric Johnson

Eric is a dedicated teacher of 17 years. He transitioned to teaching after suffering combat injuries in the Marines. He has lead his students to national and international awards for humanitarian work in hurricanes Katrina Irma and Florence emergency relief in Haiti earthquakes and community outreach in his local school community. He has gone back to earn a Masters in US History so that he can teach dual enrollment US History AP Human Geography and US History Honors at Wendell Krinn Technical High School. In addition he teaches the online Social Studies courses to help marginalized adult students go back to school and earn their diplomas in virtual Adult Education programs. As the Student Government sponsor he works with a team of students to organize school/community events and fundraisers. He is a mentor to new teachers and is the Social Studies Department Head working tirelessly with his team to ensure the highest expectations for the students. In addition to the time and energy spent during the school day Eric organizes and leads students on field trips to New York City Mount Vernon Washington DC Hawaii London and Paris. Throughout his teaching career Eric provides a world class education for his students and colleagues both in and outside the classroom. He has served on several state level committees and two educational advisory boards for two different governors of Florida. He has been recognized as a Lightning Community Hero for his charitable work.

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