Elementary School Science Content Specialist
Carolyn brings a wealth of teaching experience at the elementary level and a deep interest in science instruction to the SFUSD Science Team. Her experience as a general classroom teacher in elementary schools on the peninsula and in San Francisco spans the grade levels, PK-5. Before joining the Science Team, Carolyn spent seven years as the Science Resource Teacher at Alvarado School in SFUSD. As an active member of the Exploratorium’s BaySci Master Group, she has extensively examined and practiced the use of academic discourse and notebooking as strategies to develop literacy skills within the science curriculum, particularly for English Language Learners Carolyn holds a Multiple Subject Credential with CLAD certification as well as a Single Subject Credential in Foundational Level General Science.
Carolyn believes that a strong science program is rooted in purposeful, cross-curricular, inquiry-based activities that engage all students in the learning process. As a team player, she values and respects the professional knowledge and expertise that all teachers bring to the table and looks forward to working with staffs in SFUSD to elevate science instruction in our district.