UMass Boston Teach Next Year Fellow

Matthew Walczak

Matt was born and raised in Dorchester and the Boston Public Schools. For the past 15 years, he has been an IT guy, a filmmaker, a marketing professional, a seasonal farmer, and a professional comedian. He has a bachelors degree in Film from Emerson College and is currently getting his Master’s in Elementary Education at UMass Boston. Matt has driven all the way across the USA multiple times and traveled all over the world to meet interesting people in Korea, India, Cuba, Burma/Myanmar, South Africa, Europe, and more. He always comes back to Boston, and he’s always excited to teach and learn, often at the same time.