Thomas Johnson III

Thomas Johnson III

thomas.johnson@larchmontcharter.org

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I am born and raised in Culver City, CA and graduated from Culver City High School. My mother is a principal and my father is a Urologist. I play two musical instruments: piano and drums. I love jazz music and in my free time I produce, write, and arrange music for select artist that I work with.

Where did you go to school and what was your major?
I received my BA in Music Industry Studies from CSU, Northridge.

What is your highest degree held?
Bachelor’s

Why did you want to be a teacher/work in education?
My career in education began as a substitute teacher with LAUSD. From there I realized that my funny personality and joy for math led me to find a new passion. This will be my third year in education. I have previously taught full-time as a 6th and 8th grade math and science teacher.

How long have you been teaching/working in education?
I have been working in education for 3 years. One year as a substitute teacher with LAUSD and two years in the classroom.

What is your favorite thing about LCS?
My favorite thing about LCS is the sense of community and family.

What was your favorite book when you were the age of your students?
My favorite book when I was my students age was Harry Potter (series) and Redwall (series).