After earning his bachelor of arts in social studies from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, Douglas Grant found employment as an eighth-grade United States history teacher with San Antonio’s Northside Independent School District. Pedagogically, he concentrated on activity-based learning and creative methods of student evaluation. In addition to his work as a classroom teacher, Douglas Grant sponsored a club for at-risk boys and served as a Campus Life affiliate. He also returned to college to earn a master of science in counseling psychology at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio.
Continuing to stress fun approaches to learning, Doug Grant went on to teach sixth-grade social studies at Northside Independent School District. After a long career as a school counselor, he realized that educating students with “humor, fun, and creative active-learning opportunities” is his true calling. He most recently served as a substitute instructor with San Antonio’s Randolph Field Independent School District.