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SUHSD Instructional Coaches Vision Statement

SUHSD Instructional Coaches Vision Statement

To provide rigorous, engaging, standards-aligned instruction with embedded language supports and meaningful technology integration. 
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Teacher Coaching
  • Plan and deliver professional development to staff
  • Help to facilitate subject area councils
  • Assist in Administration of common assessments
     
Click here for more information on the various leadership opportunities at SUHSD. 
 
Click here to schedule an appointment with an Instructional Coach.
C.J. Carlson

C.J. Carlson

Carlson
 C.J. joined the Professional Development Department in the Spring of 2018.  C.J. brings 16 years of mathematics teaching experience into his role as an Instructional Coach.  C.J. earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and went on to complete his Teaching Credential at San Jose State University.  C.J. has taught mathematics at Menlo-Atherton High School for the past twelve years where he has held a variety of leadership positions. Most notably, C.J. was selected as the Sequoia Union High District Certificated Employee of the Year for the 2011-2012 school year.  C.J. is excited to join the team and to work towards supporting teachers in their instructional practice.
Barbara Reklis

Barbara Reklis

Barbara
Barbara officially joined the Professional Development team in the fall of 2019 but has been working closely with the PD department through her role as Instructional Technology Specialist since 2017.  A Bay Area native, Barbara grew up in Palo Alto, graduating from Gunn High School. After earning a Bachelor’s degree from UCSD in Economics and Communications, Barbara later decided to go into teaching Math; travelling to Storrs, Connecticut to take a major’s equivalent of coursework in Mathematics.  From there, Barbara earned her teaching credential and Masters degree from Boston University. Barbara started her teaching career in the Sequoia Union High School District in 2003 as a Math teacher at Menlo-Atherton High School. In addition to teaching Math, Barbara has acted as an Algebra Lead Teacher as well as Compass Coordinator.  Barbara specializes in helping teachers incorporate technology into their instruction. As the Instructional Technology Specialist, Barbara is excited to help teachers with anything from Canvas, SchoolCity, FlipGrid, Google, and much much more.
 
 
Natalie Stuart

Natalie Stuart

Stuart
Natalie is originally from Redwood City and graduated from Woodside High School. After earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism at Chico State University, she obtained her teaching credential and Masters Degree in Special Education from Notre Dame de Namur University. She has been an educator in the Sequoia Union High School District for 18 years. At Menlo-Atherton High School, she worked as a Special Education and English Co-Teacher and also served as Special Education Department Chair, Collaboration Coordinator, a WASC Leader and an AVID I teacher. While at Woodside High School, Natalie worked as an English and Special Education teacher and was part of the Senior Thesis Team.

As an English and Reading Instructional Coach, she is excited to support teachers across the district through ongoing collaboration, observation and curriculum development.
Daisy Yeung

Daisy Yeung

Yeung, Daisy
Daisy joined the district as a substitute teacher in 2006 after graduating from UC Berkeley with a BA in Molecular and Cellular Biology (Go Bears!). She received her teaching credential and Masters degree from Stanford University, then returned to the district to teach Biology and Advanced Integrated Science at Woodside High School in 2008. She moved out of the classroom to work as a Teacher-in-Residence at the Exploratorium in 2017 where she collaborated with the staff members of their Teacher Institute to plan and implement professional development for science teachers across the state. She is excited to be back at the district as a science instructional coach to share what she's learned and create a space for collaboration as our district continues to develop curriculum aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards.