Gabriella Bracamontes, Extended Program Teacher, was born in Chihuahua, Mexico, came to the U.S. at age five and grew up in Richmond, California. She is currently studying child development at Contra Costa College and has eight years of experience supporting children’s reading, language, and social-emotional development. Prior to Prospect Sierra, she volunteered at Washington Elementary and served as the Development Director and School Coordinator for a children’s literacy program in San Pablo. Gabriella enjoys rollerblading, bike riding, hiking with family, is a professional face painter, and loves art. She is a volunteer at heart and always looks for ways to help out in her community.