Palo Alto High School and Creative Commons
Journalism/English teacher at Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, CA for the past 27 years. Built the journalism program from a small group of 20 students in 1985 to one of the largest in the nation including 500 students, four additional journalism teachers, and five award-winning journalism electives: newspaper (The Campanile), magazine (Verde), online (www.voice.paly.net), television (InFocus), and Viking, a sports magazine. She is V. Chair of the Board of Directors of Creative Commons focusing on education and learning. She is also President of the Friends of the Lurdes Mutola Foundation to support girls' education in Mozambique. She is also a consultant for Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and Hewlett Foundation. She is on the Advisory Board for University of the People.
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