Education: Ms. Shao obtained a Bachelors of Science in Biology and an M. Ed. from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
Previous experience: Ms. Shao started her career in education in the heart of South Central Los Angeles, teaching Biology. After moving to Oakland, CA, she continued to teach science, but also coached teachers in building literacy development into their classrooms.
Hobbies and interests: During her time outside of school, Ms. Shao enjoys drawing, cooking, and watching movies.
Why did you choose to work at Prospect Hill Academy?: “I work at PHA because there is a strong sense of community here. Our teachers truly care about the students, and the students truly care about their teachers. We have a common goal of empowerment through education.”