Erin Dowding

Erin Dowding is a Humanities teacher and the College and Career Counselor at Flushing International High School in Queens, New York. Flushing International High School is a small, project-based school that serves a population of recent immigrant English Language Learners who come from over 40 different countries and speak 20 different native languages. Before coming to Flushing International, Erin taught ESL at a junior high school in the Bronx, New York, instructed photography to refugee children in Portland, Maine, taught conversational English in Japan, and worked with incarcerated women in New York and Michigan to express themselves and their experiences through creative writing.