Erica Anne Gerber

  • Academic Coordinator/Science Teacher

    A.A.S Veterinary Technician College of Southern Nevada CAS Instructional Design, Development, and Evaluation Syracuse University MS Environmental Communications SUNY – College of Environmental Science and Forestry BA Science Education Syracuse University

    "It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.” - J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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  • Where did you grow up?

    Huntington, NY on Long Island

  • Tell us about your family.

    My husband, Michael, is a retired college strength and conditioning football coach. He last coached at The University of Montana. He now runs his own strength and conditioning business here in Kalispell called Montana Sport-Strength. We have furry children including two cats, a dog, and two horses.

  • Share something about yourself that might surprise people.

    I played field hockey at Syracuse University on a full athletic scholarship albeit a looong time ago ?. I coached the Girls Three Time State Lacrosse Class A Champions of New York State. I lived in and traveled throughout India while completing my graduate research in Environmental Communications.

  • Briefly describe your work experience.

    I have taught science in New York as well as Connecticut. I retired from CT and went back to school to become a veterinary technician. As much as I enjoyed working with animals, I missed teaching.

  • If you could spend a week anywhere in the world, where would it be?

    At the ocean. As much as I love the mountains and lakes of Montana, I miss my roots--- the ocean. Every once and a while I need an “ocean fix” so I can listen, smell, and swim in the salty water along some coastline. Plus I love to feast on fresh sea food, especially gulping down raw clams and oysters!

  • What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

    Riding my horses in the back country, hiking, skiing--mostly cross country, mountain biking, whitewater kayaking, dancing, reading, gardening, and cooking while watching football on TV.

  • What draws you most to this type of work?

    I love the excitement of working with teenagers! Every day is a fun challenge watching them learn, grow, and develop into mature young adults.

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