Tag Archives: Teacher

Alexander Tatiana

After School Tutor Tatiana Alexander is an Oakland native. She is an alumna of the Oakland Unity High School Class of 2008. During her high school years she was a Peer Educator/Mentor for Girls Inc.’s HEART (Helping Everyone Achieve Respect Together) Program. She also volunteered her time to work on ideas on how to improve […]

Zarazua Daniel

History / Vice Principal / Advisor to the Class of 2013 Mr. Zarazua is entering his seventh year at Unity. He spent four years as a Social Studies teacher and advisor to the Class of ’08. After two years as Vice Principal he will return to the classroom, teaching U.S. History, serving as a 10th […]

Frances Ramos

Academic Counselor Ms. Ramos, a Taina from the island of Puerto Rico, received her BA in Rhetoric and Political Sciences from UC Berkeley in 1998. After graduating from Berkeley, she worked at a non-profit youth development agency. She later returned to school to get a teaching credential and Master’s Degree in Teaching English as a […]

Jacqueline Paz-Cedillos

Spanish Teacher / Advisor to the Class of 2015 Jacqueline was raised in Oakland, California by a single mother who emigrated from El Salvador to the United States. As a high school student, Jacqueline participated in community-based organization like Summer Search, Upward Bound, and Puente which helped her develop into a confident and socially conscious […]

William Nee

English Teacher / Advisor to the Class of 2014 I grew up in Ithaca, New York, in the snow country of the Finger Lakes, and received my BA in History from Harvard, after moving through Biology, English, and Visual Arts. In the summers, I worked in restaurant kitchens in Cape Cod and Ithaca as a […]

Peter McIntosh

Math Teacher / Advisor to the Class of 2014 I moved frequently growing up, with stops in upstate New York, Chicago and the New York City suburbs. I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Holy Cross College in Worcester, MA and a Master’s Degree in Industrial Administration from Carnegie-Mellon in Pittsburgh, PA. I worked […]

Bayano Kamani

P.E. Coach Bayano Kamani was raised in Houston, Texas, and has represented Panama five times on the world stage for athletics; making 3 World Championship teams (2003 Paris, 2005 Helsinki, 2007 Osaka) and 2 Olympic Teams (2004 Athens, and 2008 Beijing). Kamani had his best international finish in 2004 at the XXVIII Olympic Games where he […]

Damon Grant

English Teacher / Advisor to the Class of 2015 Damon Grant grew up in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in English and later received her Master of Arts degree from Stanford University. Damon taught both second and fourth grades in San Francisco before deciding to make the move to […]