Brett Youngerman

2016/2017 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in Literacy and Literature

As a second year fellow, Brett Youngerman creates curriculum that aims to improve student literacy across all subject areas. Originally from Hillsborough, N.J., Brett received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Goucher College in 2010 and then began work as a facilitator at Genesee Valley Outdoor Learning Center in Parkton, Md. Working in outdoor education allowed Brett to work with a diverse group of youth from in and around Baltimore for five years. This experience is what led him to pursue a career in education, and in 2015 he complete his Masters of Arts in teaching at Towson University.

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Students inspire me when they take charge of their learning.