Eric was released from the Kodiak School District. In the Kenai area, he mentors teachers at Nanwalek School, Homer Middle School, Anchor Point, Homer High, Seldovia, Nikolaevsk, and Port Graham. He also mentors at Dillingham Middle and High Schools, and at Manakotak and New Suyahok Schools in the Southwest Region School District. He has a M.A.T. from the Lewis and Clark Graduate School of Education. He has nine years of teaching experience in the fields of social studies and English.