Doctoral Graduate Assistant
- MEd, University of Phoenix
- BA, Communication, Arizona State University
Originally from Wisconsin, Erik Brault received his BA in Communication at Arizona State University where he also studied abroad in Australia. He earned his master's degree in Education, Special Education Teaching Credential, and Single Subject Teaching Credential by way of both the University of Phoenix and Chapman University located in southern California. Erik is working as a graduate assistant in the Department of Learning and Teaching and also runs a program for middle school and high school students with moderate-severe disabilities at Gompers Preparatory Academy located in southeast San Diego.
Erik’s doctoral pursuits include the level of access to education students with disabilities and their families in low-socioeconomic areas have, along with childhood drug addiction. As a graduate assistant, he has been co-coordinating the Johnson Family Fellowship program at USD which focuses on general education teachers gaining insight into their students with disabilities, as well as co-instructing courses involving new teachers in San Diego.