Scott Wilber

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Scott Wilber has been the Middle School Visual Arts teacher at Live Oak School since 1996. Scott has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with an emphasis in Visual Communications from the University of Oklahoma. Scott’s professional development includes SF School-Art Conference, Palo Alto – Mosaic Instruction, Bentley School – For Art Teachers, and Project […]

Nicole Zaheed

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Nicole Zaheed earned her Bachelor’s degree in Geography from UCLA, earned her California teaching credential through Los Angeles Unified School District’s intern program, and completed her M.S. in Education, Brain Science, Teaching and Learning, from Nova Southeastern University. Nicole has been teaching since 1997 in Los Angeles, Washington, DC, and San Francisco. She has participated […]

Renata Martin

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Renata Martin earned her MA in Curriculum & Instruction from University of the Pacific while working with fourth and fifth grades at Park Day School. She fell in love with teaching by way of museum exhibit design and being a naturalist at an aquarium and on a boat to the Farallon Islands. After graduate school, […]

Lesley Miyagawa

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Lesley is very excited to be back at Live Oak! After graduating from UCLA with a degree in Asian American studies, she taught preschool for two years before returning to San Francisco. Lesley earned her teaching credential from the Bay Area Teacher Training Institute (BATTI) while also teaching as an assistant in first and third grades at Live […]

Carlos Zerzan

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Carlos comes to Live Oak after moving back to his native Bay Area from Chicago, IL. He has nine years of experience as a Spanish teacher in both public and independent schools. He has published a research study and has presented on language acquisition. Previously, Carlos taught Spanish at San Domenico School in Marin County. […]

Sharyne Beza

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Sharyne returns to California after thirteen years in New York City. Most recently, Sharyne has taught second grade as the 7s Class Head Teacher at Greene Hill School in Brooklyn. Before that, she worked as an assistant teacher in the founding 4s and 8s classes in the same school. Sharyne has also worked as a […]

Neil Cashman

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Neil has twelve years of experience working with middle and elementary school students. He has worked at the Harbor MicroSchool, the New Village School, and Town School for Boys. He has a particular passion for project-based lessons in math and science and was immediately drawn to the high quality of student engagement in Live Oak’s […]

Josephine Corlett

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Josephine taught second and third grade at Woodland School in Portola Valley for five years. Prior to Woodland, she taught in the East Bay at Prospect Sierra School, Chabot Elementary School, and The Berkeley School. Josephine is a Bay Area native who grew up in Alameda. After graduating from Wellesley College with a focus in […]

Jaime Spray

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Jaime is a Bay Area native and earned her CLAD Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from San Diego State University. While doing so, she earned her TESL/TEFL Certificate. In addition to earning her teaching credential, Jaime also holds a B.A. in Liberal Studies with a specialization in science from San Diego State University. She later completed […]

José Trujillo

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José has taught at The Russian Hill School and Alvarado School here in San Francisco and at Carpenter Elementary School in Studio City. He is a practicing printmaker and has recently taken an interest in the materials and images surrounding construction sites in the Bay Area. jose_trujillo@liveoaksf.org