Brandon Fong

Nov 25, 2020

7 min read

How I went from history teacher to iOS developer in 11 months

Photo by Ian Schneider on Unsplash

In December of 2018 I had just left a job with Teach for America as an 8th grade US History and Music teacher. I was making $40,000. I wasn’t able to continue teaching, and I didn’t have many other describable, lucrative skills. I had majored in Cultural Anthropology with minors in Spanish, International Studies, and Music Technology, without any relevant internship experience…