Marcus Payne

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Marcus Is a Bay Area native, living in the East Bay. For the past two summers, he has directed the summer basketball program at St. Paul’s Episcopal School in Oakland. He has worked with kids in various professions for the past 14 years, most recently Physical Education for the last 7 years. He is passionate […]

Dionysia Loufas

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Dionysia is thrilled to be joining the Live Oak community! She has taught in both Arizona and California with this year marking her seventh year of teaching. She has taught at School of the Epiphany for the last four years, in the Excelsior District. Dionysia graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor’s Degree in […]

Jean DeWitt

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Jean was born in California and has spent most of her life here in the Bay Area. Jean has eleven years of teaching experience in private and public school settings. Jean has spent the past five years as a fourth-grade teacher at The Academy in Berkeley. Jean earned her B.A. from UC Berkeley and pursued […]

Mary Ann Chin Ng

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Mary Ann Chin Ng earned her bachelor’s degree from San Francisco State University. She went on to further her understanding of the learning needs of children by completing her Master’s degree in Special Education. She holds credentials in Elementary and Special Education and holds a certificate in Educational Therapy from San Francisco State. She is […]

Holly Dunn

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Holly Berg earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Early Childhood and Family Relations from East Carolina University, and completed her Masters of Education in Literacy at Cambridge College. Holly has been teaching since 1997 in Maryland and San Francisco and has been a member of the Live Oak community since […]

Minerva Ceron

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Minerva Ceron is a native San Franciscan and loves everything this city has to offer. Minerva graduated from San Francisco State in 2009 with a Bachelor’s degree in French. After graduation, she moved to Mount Shasta to teach at a small private school for three years. From that experience, Minerva decided to come back to […]

Camilo Coelho

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Camilo Coelho was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish from the University of Buenos Aires and an ESL teaching diploma from Instituto Lenguas Vivas. He has lived in the Bay Area for the past 16 years, where he has taught Spanish and coordinated sports and academic intervention […]

Wil Dionisio

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Wil Dionisio is from Daly City, California, and earned his Bachelor’s degree in liberal studies from San Francisco State University. He has worked at Live Oak for 3 years in the extended care program. He was also an assistant teacher at San Francisco Schoolhouse. Sometime in the near future Wil hopes to earn his teaching […]

Johnny Galang

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Johnny Galang received a BA in East Asian Studies from Haverford College, completed an MA in Curriculum and Teacher Education at Stanford University, and, most recently, completed his MLIS and teacher-librarian credential at San Jose State University. Prior to becoming the librarian at Live Oak School, Johnny was a classroom teacher for sixteen years, mostly […]

John Gaudino

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John Gaudino first came to Live Oak as an aftercare teacher in 1978. He completed his BA in History at the University of San Francisco and received his California Teaching Credential from San Francisco State University. He taught preschool at Pacific Primary for three years before moving back to Live Oak. He taught fifth grade […]