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Biography

Marisa Park

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location
Lower School
Department
Kindergarten B, LS Classroom Teacher
Title(s)
Kindergarten Teacher
School Email
(Primary)

Education

Degree(s)
M.A., Teaching with a Certificate in Gifted Education, University of Southern California
M.F.A., Creative Writing, Saint Mary’s College of California
B.A., Liberal Studies with a Minor in Latino/a Studies, California State University, East Bay
Teaching Credential, Multiple-subject, State of California

Other Information

Biography
Marisa has been teaching for over 8 years. Prior to Alta Vista, Marisa has worn many hats as a Middle School Writer’s Workshop instructor, Advisor, tennis coach, Librarian, a Lower School School teacher for grades 3 & 4 all while working as a Social Innovation teacher for grades K–6. She has also worked closely with students, faculty, and families with the high school admissions process.Marisa wants her students to feel empowered, and open to challenges all while confidently advocating for themselves.

An East Bay Area native, Marisa enjoys taking her daughter to the Oakland Zoo, listening to audiobooks, and catching up with friends and family in her free time.