Middle School Spanish Teacher and Eighth Grade Advisor
Ian Silverness, Middle School Spanish Teacher and 8th Grade Advisor, joins Prospect Sierra from New Story Charity where he worked with local nonprofit organizations and partners in Bolivia, El Salvador, and Mexico. Prior to working at New Story, Ian taught English as a Second Language for two years for a diverse array of students in the outskirts of Madrid, Spain. Additionally, Ian has worked as a teacher for Sarah’s Science, an after school program in the Bay Area known for its emphasis on project-based learning to make learning memorable and exciting. Ian holds two BAs, one in Spanish and the other in diplomacy and world affairs, from Occidental College. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in integral counseling psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies.