Joanie grew up in Oakland, California and attended Bishop O’Dowd High School. From there, she went to University of California, Davis where I earned a double major in History and Linguistics. She then received a Masters in Education from Loyola University in Baltimore, Maryland. In her free time she loves learning languages and has studied Spanish and German. Other hobbies include running, yoga, cooking, and spending time with her family. She currently lives in Oakland with her husband and cat. Joanie has always wanted to be a teacher and is honored to fulfill this lifelong dream at Carondelet High School.
BA, Linguistics and History - University of California, Davis