Meet the team
Latasha is "a rock" for students, staff, and families at ChangeMakers Academy. She teaches students with some of the most intensive intervention plans and meets student behavior with calm and grace! Latasha grew up in the neighborhood and was a member of the Vallejo High School graduating class of 2004. She took her own education incredibly seriously, studying at Contra Costa College and UC Berkeley where she studied English and Education. While in school, Latasha worked full-time as an in home tutor for students with special needs in addition to raising her 3 children. Latasha is grateful to have joined the founding team at ChangeMakers Academy last year and believes in every students' unique potential. She is currently studying Applied Behavior Analysis at Touro University.
Words about Latasha from her team:
All about Latasha!
1. What is your favorite thing about working at Caliber?
My favorite thing about working at Caliber are my students. Each student is unique in their own way and I am inspired by their passion for learning.
2. What was your favorite subject growing up?
My favorite subject growing up was English, it still is. I love writing poetry.
3. What is your favorite memory associated with music?
My favorite memory associated with music would probably be singing in the church choir as a teenager. I enjoyed solos and going to different churches and conventions with the youth choir.
4. If you could go on a dream vacation, what would you do + where would you go?
I would love to go to China to travel and find a place to teach while I'm there!
5. What is your favorite thing about the Bay Area (or specifically Vallejo!)?
My favorite thing about Vallejo is the PEOPLE! The love and support I see in the community, especially the community at Caliber is refreshing and warms my heart!
6. What is one fun fact that most people don't know about you?
I am a contortionist and dance fitness instructor.
Thank you so much, Latasha!!