Eric Alvarez

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Glenn L. Downs Elementary School

Eric is an 8th Grade Social Studies teacher at Glenn L. Downs Elementary School.  He recently participated in the James Madison Legacy Project and now teaches the We the People curriculum in his social studies classes.  Eric is involved on campus and in his community and also teaches High School Algebra. In addition to the We the People Congressional Hearings, his classes participate in the Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law annual CourtWorks program at the Federal Courthouse.  His students also participate in the Arizona Stock Market Game.  This past summer, Eric was a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Scholar in NYC.  Additionally, he is the boys’ soccer and basketball coach, MESA (math, engineering, science and achievement) advisor, 8th grade chair, and College and Career Readiness Coordinator for his school.