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Aug 28, 2017 |

Erich Simon

ERICH SIMON has a B.S. in environmental toxicology from the University of California, Davis, and an M.S. in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Prior to teaching, he worked as a chemist, an environmental consultant, and as an engineer working on water quality and the remediation of contaminated sites using water filtration systems from California Whole House Water Filtration Systems. This work led to his licensure as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California.  Before coming to Northwest Academy, he obtained a second master’s degree in education from Portland State University and taught for 3 years at Grant High School, focusing on mathematics, engineering design, and architectural drafting. His early years were spent in Hood River and he loves to head up the Gorge whenever he can. He’s obsessed with 3D modeling and design and also loves to rock climb, travel, and play in the outdoors with his wife and two boys. Erich has been with Northwest Academy since 2017.

  • Find Your Community

    Students utilize the Central Library, Portland State University, and nearby museums and performing arts centers.

    Find Your Community
  • A Place for Art and Ideas

    The Angry Pigeon Gallery showcases work by members of the Northwest Academy community and beyond.

    A Place for Art and Ideas
  • Community Service

    In addition to Community Service requirements in both the middle and high school, the entire school participates in service days during the year.

    Community Service
    Service Day at The Audubon Society
  • Giving

    The hottest ticket in town: Our annual auction features performances and art by Northwest Academy students. The event draws a broad audience of current families and community arts patrons.

    Club Cabaret