California State University, Bakersfield 1988, B.A.

Mr. Traser is a teacher, writer, small business owner, and world traveler who has lived in, worked in, or visited 26 countries during his lifetime. The son of a federal agent, Mr. Traser grew up within the US Navy community. He graduated from high school in Naples, Italy, and received his AA Degree in Munich, (West) Germany before briefly returning to the states in order to graduate from the California State University with a double major in English Literature and Liberal Studies. Mr. Traser is the published author of the six-book ESL series called Let’s Enjoy English!, which he authored and designed for the Japanese Ministry of Education in the early to mid 1990’s. For the past ten years, Mr. Traser and his wife have lived and worked in Shanghai, China, where he taught English Literature and Composition at an American high school. Mr. Traser and his wife returned to Ridgecrest in June of 2015, and began teaching at Immanuel Christian School. After living in a hustling, bustling city of 24 million people for the past decade, Mr. Traser and his wife are enjoying a slower pace of life in the clean, quiet, conservative high desert town of Ridgecrest.