Degrees and Certifications:

Erik Dahnke, Ed.D.

American Government Teacher

A.P. United States Government and Politics Teacher 

A.P. Macroeconomics 

Redlands East Valley High School


Phnoe: (909) 389-2500 ex. 32727 


I have taught and coached in Redlands from 1991 to present. My primary emphasis has been in the areas of Social Studies and Physical Education.  For 20 years, I was the Varsity Swimming Coach at RHS.  In 2013 I earned my doctoral degree in Educational Leadership at Azusa Pacific University where I also currently teach as an adjunct professor in History and Goverment. I am a proud of alumni of The University of Redlands as well as Redlands High School. 


Education Doctorate – Educational Leadership, Azusa Pacific University
Master of Arts – Curriculum Leadership, University of Redlands
Bachelor of Arts – Political Science, University of Redlands

Credentials/Certifications - Government, Social Science, Mathematics and Physical Education

Tier I – Administrative Services Credential


United States History

American Government


High School Mathematics

Secondary and Adult Education

Athletic Coaching and Instruction