Erik was the Instructional Leader and taught for the Social Studies Department at APS Online. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington State University and a Master of Arts in Education Administration and Supervision. He has taught a variety of different social studies subjects for the past ten years including: American History, World History, American Government, Geography, and Economics. He taught in Southern California at Santa Fe High School and Beverly Hills High School before moving to Colorado in the Summer of 2004.
Since moving to Colorado, Erik Bailey taught within Jeffco Public Schools for 9 years before joining the staff at APS Online. His experience with Jeffco Public Schools includes 5 years of teaching for JeffcoNet Academy and 4 years with Jeffco's 21st Century Virtual Academy. Some of his awards include a Fulbright Scholarship to Egypt in the Summer of 2008 and he has achieved his blackbelt in Taekwondo.