Terri Washington

Aspire Teacher Residency Bay Area at Alder GSE

Mentor, Cohort 2018–2019
School: Aspire Monarch Academy
Resident: Shayla Dallas
Years as a mentor: First year

What is your hometown? Redwood City, California

What college(s) did you attend? St. Mary’s College

What degree(s) did you earn? BA in Psychology and Sociology, Teaching Credential with CLAD emphasis

What inspired you to teach? My first-grade teacher. I loved her and I always wanted to work with children.

What inspired you to be a mentor for the Alder Teacher Residency Program? I had been an Induction Coach and an Instructional Coach in the past. I have always had the need to support and guide those new to the profession.