Mr. Frankfort is thrilled to join the Equitas team as a 5th grade literature and composition teacher as well as an instructional coach. He is driven by the belief that through education, children discover their voice, and through powerful education they discover how to make their voices heard. Mr. Frankfort has been teaching middle school for 9 years in South Central, Highland Park, Lincoln Heights, and most recently in South LA. With a bachelor’s degree in music industry from Northeastern University, a master’s degree in education from Loyola Marymount University, and a career in the music industry prior to becoming an educator, Mr. Frankfort brings a broad spectrum of life experiences into his classroom. Outside of the classroom, Mr. Frankfort enjoys reading, cooking, DJing, and has run 2 marathons and 7 half marathons.