Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. in Classical Studies and Creative Writing from University of Illinois at Chicago M.A.T. from Aurora University
Mr. Joel Carrera
I have been teaching for 21, fifteen of those at Leyden West High School. Here, I've taught Creative Writing, Humanities, English IV Honors, English II, and English II Academy. I have been married for 20 years to my wife, Amy. I have daughter who is a high school student as well. I enjoy camping and French cinema. To remain fit and active, I enjoy fencing, squash, and training for Marine Corps fitness tests.