Author Archives: PJ

Jen Curtis

Jen Curtis is going into her fourth year at Unity. Hailing from the great state of Connecticut, she has been proud to call the Bay Area–and Unity specifically–her home over the years. She teaches English to upperclassmen, and is the devoted advisory to the Class of 2016. In her free-time, she enjoys reading and spending time […]

Nichole Talbott

Nichole Talbott comes to Unity from the Richmond Art Center, Artists in the Community Program and Civic Arts Education in Walnut Creek. She moved to the Bay Area after obtaining her Masters in Art Education from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As an art educator Ms. Talbott aspires to motivate youth through […]

Linda Chung

As a high school mathematics teacher for over six years, I’ve used my passion in this subject area to help my students develop fundamental learning skills in addition to the required courses; for example, in-class note taking, utilization of available resources, and the ability to recognize patterns – all important skills that pave the groundwork […]

Aimee Deconinck

I graduated from Cal-State, Long Beach with my B.S. in Marine Biology. I spent 5 years doing research while attending school there before earning my teaching credential. After 3 years of teaching science in Santa Ana, CA, I’m excited to teach chemistry at Unity High.

Liliana Leon

  The youngest of two, Liliana’s received her B.A. in Psychology and Spanish with a minor in Latin American studies from UC Davis and then her M.S. in Counseling from California State University Sacramento. Much of her professional experience lies working with migrant families and with students who will be the first in their family […]

Sam Brewer

  I was born and raised in the Bay Area, and developed an early interest in history and politics which I pursued through UC Berkeley and then into a career as a social studies teacher in the Oakland Unified and Pleasanton Unified school districts before coming to teach at Unity in the 2009-10 school year. […]

Iminah Laura Ahmad

Iminah Laura Ahmad is an award-winning Speaker, Educator & Entertainer. She is an Oakland native and attended Oakland Public Schools from Elementary through High School. She is a graduate of Oakland Technical H.S and Spelman College in Atlanta, GA. Iminah comes from a lineage of educators. Her great grand-aunt, Laura Ardmore Jackson was the principal […]