Mr. Benjamin Litwicki

ECC & ES Music Teacher

Mr. Benjamin Litwicki, Sedona, Arizona, USA, has been named TAS Early Childhood and Elementary School Music Teacher, beginning August 2016. In his professional career, Mr. Litwicki has been a digital arts teacher in Sedona, Arizona, a Math and English tutor in greater LA and a library tech in Santa Barbara.

As a computer teacher, he developed and implemented curriculum for coding in Java Script at the elementary level, CAD 3D design, modeling and printing, photo editing/graphic design, audio effects processing, video effects processing and editing through online and offline digital tools such as Afinia 3D, Sketchup pro, 3DSlash, Khan Accademy, Scratch, W3schools and Photoshop. Mr. Litwicki provided training in Microsoft Excel for secretarial staff, was part of a leadership team to administer benchmark testing through Study Island, and completed an Edumentum Mentorship program. He also implemented response to intervention for English language learners using Lexia educational software and completed workshops for cluster grouping to increase academic rigor with gifted students.

As a musician he worked as a freelance instrumentalist performer in Los Angeles and recorded at MI in Hollywood and in Studio City. Mr Litwicki has performed with the Monday Madness Big Band in Santa Barbara and Torros Embolados in LA. He taught afterschool piano classes throughout Santa Barbara at the elementary level. As a multi-instrumentalist, his primary instrument is the saxophone and his secondary instruments include but are not limited to the piano, guitar, bass, flute, clarinet and singing.

At California State University Northridge Mr. Litwicki held the seats of Tenor Soloist and Baritone in the Wind Symphony and chamber saxophone quartet. He sang bass in the University Choral and played second alto and tenor saxophones in jazz large ensembles.

  • BA Music Education, CSU Northridge, California, USA
    AA Humanities, Santa Barbara City College, California, USA
  • TEFL Certification, TELF Academy, Chicago, USA
    Edmentum Certificate
  • 3+ years of teaching experience in USA and Vietnam