Derick Taylor teaches College and Career Readiness at Da Vinci Design. Before arriving at Da Vinci he spent three years living in Beijing, China teaching AP Psychology at Beijing National Day School and two years in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam teaching Sociology and World History at American International School. Derick also served both campuses as the Creativity, Action, and Service Coordinator within the International Baccalaureate program. These responsibilities included the creation of subject enrichment opportunities where students explored curriculum away from the classroom with strong emphasis on community service, experiential learning, and the development of leadership skills.
Derick earned a B.A. in Social and Behavioral Sciences at Cal State Monterey Bay and earned a Single Subject Teaching Credential at Cal Poly Pomona.