Erica spent her first 24 years in education as a secondary math teacher, mostly at the high school level. She has been a department head, grade-level lead teacher, as well as holding other leadership positions. For the past five years she has been a TOSA, teacher on special assignment, as well as a math coach. She leads professional development for teachers in math as well as general instructional pedagogy.

Erica received her Bachelor’s degree in math from the University of Redlands and her Masters in Teaching from Lewis and Clark University.

She lives in Springfield with her husband and two boys.