Degrees and Certifications:

Phillip Garland

Mr. Garland graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Tennessee and a Master's degree in Creative Writing from the University of Kansas. He has taught all over and at different levels: elementary school in Korea, college in Chicago. He has tutored refugees and PhDs. In 2020, he joined the St. Louis Teacher Residency Program. He is currently pursuing his Masters in Teaching at Washington University in St. Louis. This will be his second year at AESM and he is looking forward to working with students to become more confident readers and writers!