Student Profile

Peter Lê

Ed.D. Student-CANDEL Cohort 17

Portrait of Peter Le


Peter Lê (he/him) was born and raised in East Oakland. He possesses over 12 years of experience in K-12 and higher education. He has taught biology at the high school, community college, and university levels. In addition to his teaching experience, Peter has held roles in college and career counseling and school-based health.

Peter holds a Master of Science in Biology from San Francisco State University, Master of Public Health in Community Health Education from San José State University, and Bachelor of Arts in Integrative Biology from the University of California, Berkeley.

Leadership Roles

Planning and Oversight Committee Member (District 2), Oakland Fund for Children and Youth, City of Oakland

Research Interests

Intersections of public health and education

Experiences of underserved students in STEM education

Recent Projects and Positions

Assistant Director, Student Support Services, University of California, Berkeley

Biology Instructor, Peralta Community College District

Career Services Coordinator, Making Waves Academy

Program Manager, California School-Based Health Alliance

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