Mr. Kasdin Graduated from the University of Oregon in 1999 with a B.A. in International Studies, focusing on International Media/Journalism. He spent his junior year studying abroad in Sweden at the University of Uppsala. His teaching career began as a substitute in the Oakland public schools, where he worked for 3 years. This is Mr. Kasdin's 11th year at Northgate high school. He is married and has a 1 year old son. Baby number 2 is on the way!He enjoys camping, winter sports, and relaxing on the golf course.