Matt earned his Single Subject Credential in Social Studies, Business, and Math from CSU, Chico in 1992. While at Chico, he was lucky enough to meet his future wife. Together they moved to Oakland, where Matt taught 7th/8th grade Computers and Tech 2000 for OUSD at Roosevelt Junior from 1992 to 1997.
His wife and he decided to move back to Chico in order to raise a family. During this time Matt taught for Oroville Elementary School District. He worked at Central Middle School from 1997 to 2017, teaching 7th/8th grade Social Studies, Math, and Computers.
Matt started teaching at College Connection Academy in 2017. He currently works as the 7th/8th grade Math teacher.