Matt Avanzino, MA

English Teacher - Team 6

MA, Teaching, Western Washington University

BA, English Literature, San Francisco State University.

Teacher Certification: Secondary 5-12 English Language Arts – Montana, California, Tennessee, & Washington

Matt joined Montana Academy in September 2017 for his sixth year of teaching after five years of public education experience in Eureka and Kalispell, Montana.  Previously, Matt spent four years as a publications intern, study skills coach, after-school activities teacher, and English tutor in the International Baccalaureate program of Munich International School in Starnberg, Germany.  He returned to the US to pursue graduate studies and teacher certification, student-teaching middle school English in the Seattle Public Schools, before moving to Montana with his family.  Matt also has over 30 years of choral music study and performance experience in the US and around the world.