1st Grade Lead Teacher
Sandi Tanaka, 1st Grade Lead Teacher, holds a BA with a double major in child development and Japanese studies from Tufts University and an M.Ed. in early childhood education from Lesley University. A love for early literacy led her to train in the Orton-Gillingham reading approach at the associate level. Sandi has taught pre-K to second grade, in Boston, the Bay Area, and overseas in international schools. She teaches with deep commitment to diversity, mindfulness, and playful learning. In her spare time, Sandi enjoys traveling, eating well, and bay views.