Matt Schaefer

Matt was born and raised in California, where he received his Bachelors degree in English & Creative Writing from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Matt completed two years of Americorps service volunteering with the educational non-profit Reading Partners, a 1-on-1 literacy intervention program. Matt traveled to Costa Rica and completed his SIT TESOL certificate at Centro Espiral Mana, where he has served as a volunteer and coordinated the English program there for 4 years. He recently finished his Master of Arts in TESOL at Marlboro College in Vermont, and works as a liscenced SIT trainer as well as English Language instructor in rural Costa Rica.