I was born in Monterey Ca. and was raised in San Francisco and in Newark Ca... When I was young my lifelong dream was to become a teacher and work with children, so after High School I went off to college to follow my dreams. I received a Bachelor's of Science degree from California State University, Hayward. Then completed my Teaching Credential at Holy Names University in Oakland Ca... I've been teaching for the thirty seven years in Catholic Schools. The Catholic School identity and philosophy helped make it easy to be a part of this educational and religious community. This includes the last thirteen years at St. John the Baptist School.