Ericson J. Perez is the Founder and Headmaster of One World School, Philippines. He has a bachelor’s degree in biology from Brown University and a master’s degree in special education from The George Washington University. Before opening One World School, he was the Middle and Upper Schools Student Services Coordinator at Brent International School Manila. He also taught middle school science at Sedgwick Middle School in West Hartford, Connecticut, after which he joined the United States Peace Corps and served for two years as a volunteer biology and chemistry teacher in a rural secondary school in Kenya. When he returned from Kenya, he taught biology and general science to students with special education needs at Watkins Mill High School in Montgomery County, Maryland. He is a National Board Certified teacher as an Exceptional Needs Specialist and was also an Inclusive Classrooms Workshop Facilitator for the International Baccalaureate Organization, Asia Pacific Region. Currently, Ericson is the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of SENIA, Special Education Network in Asia, and one of the advisors of SENIA Manila’s Youth Group.