Brian Houghton

Substitute Teacher


Brian studied at New York University and Long Island University receiving his BA in English. Brian also studied Education at Pace University through the New York City Teacher's Fellowship.


Brian was a New York City Public School teacher for several years before moving to California. Brian also worked in social work as a program manager for the Bowery Residents' Committee serving the street homeless population in New York City.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Brian devotes a good deal of time searching for a good slice of pizza in California and one day he hopes to be successful in this pursuit.
  • Brian has two children, both boys, that he hopes will one day have their own New York accents despite living on the West Coast.
  • Brian's wife, Zheila, recently became the first doctor in the family receiving her PhD in Clinical Psychology.