Andy Carmicheal graduated from the University of Oregon (UO) with a Masters Degree in Linguistics and taught international students there for three years before relocating to the Columbia River Gorge. Originally from Memphis, TN, he lived in Hood River for a year before moving to Eugene to pursue his graduate studies. He has been back in the Columbia River Gorge since 2015. Shortly after his return, he began teaching English as a Second Language at CGCC. In 2016, he transitioned into the Pre-college department, where he currently teaches Reading/Writing I and Math II, and also serves as the department chair. He now lives in The Dalles, OR and enjoys outdoor activities such as mountain biking, kiteboarding, whitewater kayaking, and snowboarding.


University of Memphis

B.A. English/Creative Writing

University of Oregon

M.A. Linguistics with Language Teaching Specialization