Evan Fortin is the Lead Teacher in the Amethyst Middle School Classroom. This is his 5th year at UMCS. Evan received his California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, and is working on his MA at Mills College. Evan began his work as an educator at various schools and summer programs throughout East Oakland. Evan holds a liberal arts degree from the Evergreen State College with an emphasis in Multicultural Studies. He has a passion for bringing care, social justice and critical thinking into every classroom. Evan loves working at a school where everyday holds something new, and the spark of learning is always lit.