Erica Holtgrewe is originally from Vancouver, Canada but came down to Santa Barbara to reconnect with her American roots and to pursue her teaching career. Erica has classroom experience in a variety of classes ranging from Kindergarten to eighth grade. Commonly referred to as Mrs. H, Erica was able to combine her love for sports and teaching while she taught PE at a school in Ojai for two years. She also co-taught in a third grade class where she ran reading groups, taught math centers and did full group language arts activities.Mrs. H decided to go back to school to further her education. She attended Azusa Pacific University and graduated with a Masters Degree in Educational Counseling. Erica and her husband just became parents in April 2016 to a their son Hudson and will be welcoming a new little boy in December! Erica feels very blessed to be the first grade teacher and apart of the Our Lady of Mount Carmel community.