Margot Shane

I grew up in Bermuda and spent 16 years in the UK at boarding school, university and law school. Having tried lawyering and several other things, I discovered my love for teaching and working with young people while asking myself why the path between education and meaningful employment felt so hard for someone who has […]

Tara Samuels

Tara grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area before pursuing a degree in Wildlife and Biodiversity Conservation at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Here her love of the outdoors grew exponentially. When she wasn’t in a lecture hall, bio lab, or out on the trails, you could find her perched under a tree watching […]

Taya Chase

Hi! My name is Taya, but my students call me “Ms. Chase”. I grew up among the redwood trees in Humboldt County, northern California. I earned my Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a minor in Art from San Diego State University in 2011. After working in the San Diego Superior Courts for several […]