Katrina is a National Board Certified Teacher with over 15 years of teaching experience in urban secondary classrooms. She began her career at June Jordan School for Equity, in San Francisco, where she also worked as an administrator. Katrina currently works at her former high school, Jesse M. Bethel High School, in Vallejo, where she is the lead teacher of the Law Academy. Katrina has taught high school English and history at all grade levels, and loves teaching students to be engaged readers of history, literature, and the world around them. Katrina is deeply passionate about creating healing-centered classrooms through trauma informed care practices including restorative justice, mindfulness, and culturally sustainable curriculum. She holds a M.A. in Education from Stanford’s Teacher Education Program, a B.A. from UC Santa Cruz in American Studies, and is currently working her doctorate in education through the CANDEL program at UC Davis. When she’s not shaking things up in the world of education, she can be found reading historical fiction, conquering Beyonce’s dance moves, or delighting at the world with her four young children.