Daniela has dedicated her career to creating spaces where students and teachers feel safe to share both their uncertainties and their new understandings. She currently teaches third grade in San Leandro Unified School District, and used to be the Program Director of Lead by Learning. As Program Director she brought her diverse experience as a bilingual elementary teacher and Title 1 Coach in San Leandro Unified, a supervisor for pre-service teachers at Mills College, and a parent education facilitator. Daniela helped build our site partnership model and expand our coaching work with a focus on Social Emotional Learning as featured in Educational Leadership Magazine. Daniela received her B.A. in Psychology from Swarthmore College and her M.A. in Education from Mills College.