As Recruitment Specialist and Instructional Coach, Fred develops strategic partnerships to expand Classroom, Inc.’s program usage in the Los Angeles area. He began his career in education as a teaching artist working with at-risk youth in New York City. He then served as Senior Grants Manager for the Office of Youth Development. In 2012, Fred relocated to Los Angeles where he served as Project Coordinator for the Los Angeles County Office of Education After School Technical Assistance Unit, providing professional development and coaching to teachers and administrators covering 1800 schools in LA County. He was a member of the California After School Network Nutrition and Physical Activity committee and co-chaired the CAN STEM committee’s Virtual Innovation Support Center workgroup. He holds a BA in music education from the University of South Carolina and an Associate’s in music management from The Art Institute of Atlanta. He currently resides in Los Angeles.