Matt Shumski is thrilled to be a part of BCA! Matt grew up in rural Pennsylvania where he discovered a love of the outdoors and learning. Combining his experience, creativity, and knowledge, Matt is a passionate educator who partners with families to create meaningful experiences, connect content to students’ lives, and challenge them to think critically. A deep respect for home education and personalized learning drive his teaching. While studying abroad in Rome, he graduated with a BS in Secondary Education and a BA in History from Temple University. He is currently pursuing a Masters in Educational Policy, Research and Leadership at the University of Oregon. Outdoor activities, reading, listening to podcasts, and great conversation are among his favorite hobbies.