Degrees and Certifications:

BS in Elementary Education Masters in Curriculum and Instruction

Mr. Matthew McDowell

My name is Matthew McDowell and I teach fifth grade at Boulder Ridge Elementary School. This is my fifth year at BRES, and my 10th year in the classroom overall. The majority of my experience is with primary students, but I am excited about the move up to fifth and look forward to continuing to grow as an educator this school year. 


Grade I currently teach: 5th Grade  

I grew up in: Escondido, CA

Previous jobs that I have held: Recreation Leader, Golf Course Attendant, Home Depot, and a few more!

I went to college at University of Phoenix

I studied Elementary Education/Curriculum and Instruction

I earned the following degrees/ certificates B.S. in Elementary Education/ Masters in Curriculum and Instruction

My hobbies/ interests are Family, Friends, Disc Golf, Escape Rooms, MMA, and Much More!

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  • Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.


    – Michael Jordan

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