Author Archives: PJ

Thelma Woods

I was born and raised in Oakland, California.  In 2008, I graduated with a B.S in chemistry from UC Berkeley.  From 2008 to July 2015, I had the opportunity to work various jobs in the education field.  I have worked as a math/science tutor at El Cerrito High School, Prescott Place and Merritt College.  I […]

Regina Mouton

Regina Mouton is a native of San Francisco and a long-time resident of Oakland. She comes to Oakland Unity High and Middle Schools as an intern pursuing a special education credential and master’s from the University of San Francisco. Regina has a background in arts education ​beginning as an artist-in-residence at East Oakland Youth Development […]

Daniel Zarazua

Mr. Zarazua has been working at Unity since 2004, its second year in existence. He’s held a number of positions, including Vice Principal and Athletic Director. Currently he teaches 12th grade U.S. Government and oversees Unity’s developing Pathways Program, which helps Unity students transition to college and the workforce. Additionally, he advises yearbook and anime […]

Lesley Swain

It is an honor to be teaching 11th grade English at Oakland Unity High School. Teaching English combines my love of working with high school youth and my passion for reading, writing, and critical thinking. I have worked in youth development, non-profit management, and the college access field at UC Berkeley, and teaching might just […]