Catherine Borek

Ms. Catherine Borek teaches AP English Literature, Drama, and AVID at Dominguez High School in Compton, CA.  She began her career with Teach for America and has remained at her original-placement school since 1996. She earned her BA in English from Reed College and her MA in English Literature from California State University Los Angeles.  For […]

Daniel Buccieri

Daniel Buccieri has taught in the Los Angeles Unified School District since 2003. He currently teaches History courses at Grant High School in the Humanitas Magnet.  During the summer, Daniel directs the UCLA Writing Project’s Summer Institute for teachers across Los Angeles. Daniel also guides adults transitioning into the teaching career as an adjunct professor […]

Michelle Suarez

Michelle Suarez has dedicated nine years to teaching science at the Communication and Technology School at the Diego Rivera Learning Complex in South Central Los Angeles. Her academic journey includes earning a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Pitzer College, followed by a master’s degree in School Leadership from Cal State University, Dominguez Hills. In recognition […]

Tracey Williams-Anderson

Ms. Tracey Williams-Anderson has taught English for over nineteen years at Florin High School in the Elk Grove Unified School District. She also taught AVID and was the AVID coordinator for ten years. She earned her undergraduate degree in English from the University of California, Davis, her teaching credential from Sacramento State University, and recently, […]

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