English Language Arts and Social Studies

Ezana Negash

Ezana was a member of the Curriculum & Instruction Literacy Advisory Group writing curriculum aligned to Common Core Standards at the district level.

Biography

Ezana Negash graduated from Fort Lewis College in Colorado in 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts in humanities (concentrations in African history, English, and French.) He then worked as a metatext editor for netlibrary.com making the first ebooks and etextbooks, before making the move to education. He completed his Master in Education in 2008 at Regis University in Denver, Colorado.

Ezana began his teaching career as a sixth and eighth grade literacy teacher at South Middle School in Aurora, Colorado and worked almost exclusively with second language learners for nine years. He was a member of the Curriculum & Instruction Literacy Advisory Group writing curriculum aligned to Common Core Standards at the district level. Ezana first came to China in 2014 to teach high school English at Nansha College Preparatory Academy in Guangzhou.