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Derek Nason
10th Grade Language Arts


Derek “Nacho” Nason grew up in the Denver area, attending Columbine High School and the University of Denver, where he majored in English Literature and Theatre. After moving to Brooklyn in 2003 to pursue acting and comedy, he eventually received his Master’s Degree from NYU, studying Educational Theatre, and receiving his teaching license. Nason has been teaching for 10 years, and this will be his 5th at DCISM. This year he will be teaching 11th grade English and Theatre Arts.