Mr. Leon has a BA in English, with a minor in Photography. After graduation, he worked as a photographer for the Woodland Daily Democrat and as a photography teacher at the UC Davis Craft Center. Mr. Leon has nine years of experience in education, including the last two years as a lower elementary Teaching Assistant at CMP Carmichael. Previously, he worked as a literacy specialist for elementary school children struggling with dyslexia and as an English and Math teacher at a private school near Santa Cruz. Mr. Leon has his 6/9 Montessori training through MTC. As a Montessori teacher, he feels it is his charge to help students find their academic passion and navigate their classroom and school community with care and consideration. He is looking forward to sharing his interests in photography, poetry writing, and fishing techniques with his students.