Malika Carter

Director of Curriculum Design and Continuity

BA, Carleton College; Teaching Credential

Malika Carter graduated from Carleton College in Minnesota in 1996 with a B.A. in Political Science. She spent her twenties teaching in independent schools in California and Arizona, staffing for President Clinton and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD), and working in high tech in Colorado. Malika received her California teaching credential in 2003 from Mills College and spent three years teaching fourth grade in San Leandro before joining the Live Oak faculty in 2005. After teaching fourth grade for four years, Malika moved to the position of seventh grade Humanities teacher. In her spare time Malika enjoys running, swimming, yoga, snowboarding, camping, reading, writing, and hanging with her dog, Drake. Malika has participated in professional development opportunities such as Project Zero, Lucy Calkins Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University, BATDC, the GDS Collaborative, Write Traits, Project Motivate, and Family Math training.