Green Ambassadors Teacher
BA, Urban Learning, California State University, Los Angeles
Brandon Hammerli is the Green Ambassadors Teacher at Environmental Charter Middle School-Gardena. He brings with him experience as a park ranger with the National Park Service, accomplishments as a poet and spoken word artist, and an urban gardener in Altadena, CA. He has come to ECMS-Gardena for the opportunity to inspire students to cultivate a love for nature, a knowledge of the environment, and a passion for getting their hands dirty. He will have the students outside under the sun as they learn through building, observing, and experimenting with the world beyond the classroom.
Brandon earned his BA in Urban Learning from California State University, Los Angeles.
When not teaching, you can find Brandon rock climbing, taking photographs, or performing poetry in social justice spaces all over Los Angeles.