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Ellen Harms

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location
All School
Department
Student Support Staff
Title(s)
Learning Specialist
School Email
(Primary)

Education

Degree(s)
B.A., Political Science and Education, University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia
M.S., Special Education, California State University East Bay, Hayward, California
Teaching Credential, K-12 education specialist
Teaching Credential, K-6 multiple-subject

Other Information

Biography
Ellen has wanted to be a teacher for as long as she can remember. She earned her first teaching credential in Virginia during her undergrad, and started her career as soon as she returned home to the Bay Area. Before joining the Alta Vista family, Ellen taught in Oakland public schools for five years. She is passionate about inclusive education, and making learning accessible to all students. Outside of school, Ellen enjoys cooking, gardening and spending time with family and friends.