Teacher, College Prep 9
BA, Political Science and Peace & Conflict Studies, UC Berkeley
Masters, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, California State University, Northridge
Ph.D., Education, University of Southern California (in progress)
Danny Herrera is the College Prep 9 teacher at Environmental Charter High School. Danny is a passionate educator who seeks to create opportunities for students to develop their skills to thrive as agents of positive social change. Growing up in Southeast LA, Danny is no stranger to the challenges faced by inner-city students. He believes in the potential of all students to develop into their best selves and pursue their passions.
Danny attained his undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Peace & Conflict Studies from UC Berkeley, and his masters degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from California State University, Northridge.
Danny is currently pursuing an education doctorate at the University of Southern California.
Favorite Book: The Princess Bride by William Goldman
Favorite Actor: Benicio Del Toro
Favorite Food: Homemade Birria (tacos with chopped onions and hot salsa)
Favorite Movie: Mission Impossible: Fallout
Favorite Color: Blue
Previous experience includes: Teacher (5th Grade Technology, 6th Grade English & History, 7th Grade Writing and History, 8th Grade English), Dean of Instruction, Assistant Principal, Principal, Director of Talent