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After graduating from Colorado College, Mr. Kerth spent several years substitute teaching in Colorado Springs and San Diego before moving to Los Angeles, where he taught at Hollywood High School. In his five years there, he taught English and English as a Second Language while earning his bilingual teaching credential in Spanish at UCLA and Cal State LA. Mr. Kerth has been teaching at Mesa Ridge high school since the 2007-2008 school year. Regardless of the class he is teaching, Mr. Kerth encourages his students to read for pleasure, develop habits for success, and solidify their command over writing conventions. Besides teaching, Mr. Kerth is a musician, writer, snowboarder, kayaker, mountain biker, rock climber, surfer, and world traveler. He encourages his students to live their lives as fully as he does.
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