Erica caught the wave of science and technology before the age of the Internet. She has worked at IBM as a Failure Analyst, as well as an Electrical Technician and Technical Writer for a variety of tech companies like SeaBird Electronics and BioTek Instruments. She was also a Naturalist for several nature centers and worked on a whale watch boat in the San Juan Islands for the last two years. She is currently working for Satisfice Inc, a software consulting company as the Director of Technical Communications. A lifelong student of technology, Erica also has a deep appreciation of God’s creation, and enjoys pen and ink sketching in her nature journals. She is married and loves spending time with her children and grandchildren, some of whom attend ZLO!

Mrs. Berdan joined the ZLO faculty in May, 2017.


Courses Offered:
  • Principles of Computer Science (Coding)
  • Critical Thinking with Technical Writing
  • Middle School Science: Marine Biology
  • High School Science: Chemistry
  • High School Science: Physics

Link to ZLO Technology Descriptions

Link to ZLO Science Descriptions