Anthony Nittle teaches 10th grade English and ELD at the Academic Leadership Community, located in downtown Los Angeles. He also coaches the Miguel Contreras Swim Team and leads the School of Rock Guitar Club. An Arizona native, Nittle lives in Los Angeles with his wife and dog. His favorite book is A Desert Solitaire, by Edward Abbey. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona with a BA in American Literature and Creative Writing. He holds a Masters in Educational Administration from Cal State Dominguez Hills.