Degrees and Certifications:
Tyler Anderson - English
The 2021-2022 school year will be Mr. Anderson's sixth year at The Rock. Prior to joining Rock Ridge in 2016, Mr. Anderson enjoyed six years at Freedom High School in South Riding, VA. For the 2019-2020 school year, Mr. Anderson will teach Dual Enrollment English and English 12A. In addition to teaching English 12, Mr. Anderson is one of the co-directors for Rock Ridge's Capstone Project, and he is one of the co-directors of Rock Ridge's inaugural H.E.A.T. program.
Mr. Anderson graduated from Shippensburg University with a BA in English in 2010. In the spring of 2017, Mr. Anderson completed his MA in Professional Writing and Rhetoric at George Mason University with a concentration in environmental rhetoric and composition studies.
Mr. Anderson's primary goal as a teacher is to instill an unwavering confidence and a regard for knowledge into each one of his students. Mr. Anderson designs lessons that entail real world objectives as well as Virginia's SOLs. Throughout the school year, students will be responsible for learning basic grammatical rules, writing conventions, and literary terms. All of Mr. Anderson's lessons are created with the SOLs, SATs, and real world in mind.
Personal: Aside from teaching, Mr. Anderson is an avid reader, writer, and hockey coach. When he isn't grading papers or creating lessons, he is most likely participating in something hockey related. Besides coaching hockey, playing hockey, reading, and writing, Mr. Anderson enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, two daughters, and overweight dog, Ari.
"The person who won't read has no advantage over the one who can't read."
A Day Courses
Block 1 - HEAT Study Hall (1603)
Block 2 - 10H English (1603)
Block 3 - DE English (1603)
Block 4 - Planning (1603)
B Day Courses
Block 5 - 10H English(1603)
Block 6 - Study Hall (1603)
Block 7 - DE English (1603)
Block 8 - DE English (1603)