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Erica Hansen

Erica is a Boston native who moved to Brooklyn in 2013 to join the NYC Teaching Fellows. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and is currently earning her Masters in Education from Long Island University. She has worked with youth for almost 7 years in a Behavioral Treatment Residence and as the Director of Youth Services in Massachusetts. Erica sings classical, R&B, jazz, and     a cappella and has a personal goal to get her motorcycle license within the next year. She has traveled to Lebanon and Tunisia and has high hopes to continue her travels.

Erica is starting her second year at Lyons and will be the 8th grade Learning Specialist beginning Fall 2014. She is extremely excited to get in classroom and begin teaching!