Clare Wiley made a lasting impression on the students, staff and faculty of River City High School in the eight years she taught there as a science teacher. Clare’s passion for biology led her to transform her biology curriculum to be more interactive and student-centered. She also served as a mentor to students who were competing in science and technology competitions, started a biotechnology elective, and founded the PLTW Biomedical Sciences program, which now serves over 350 students per year.
Lynn Romano (Credential ’12, MA ’13) spent part of her youth in foster care. Now she is a teacher in Milpitas, Calif., thanks in part to a Guardian Teacher Scholarship she received from the UC Davis School of Education to help her earn a teaching credential and master’s degree. Hear more from Lynn about her life, the unique perspective she brings to teaching, and how the Guardian Teacher Scholarship helped her realize her dream.