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Mr. Malek double majored in American Literature & Culture and African-American Studies from UCLA. He continued his studies in education, earning a Master of Arts in Secondary English Education from Loyola Marymount University. Malek began his teaching career through Teach for America and has enjoyed teaching multiple levels of English. Whether it is teaching a student new to the United States the fundamentals of English or analyzing literature with his 9th graders, Malek has a deep appreciation for teaching. In 2011, he gained National Board Certification in English Language Arts, and after many years of working with middle school students he is excited to utilize his skills to empower students at STEM Academy of Hollywood.