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Laima Haider

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POSITION: Teacher

DEPARTMENT: Social Science

CLASSES TAUGHT AT CP:  World History, US History AP

WEBSITE: http://cphs.mdusd.org/haider 

EDUCATION: B.A. U.C. Berkeley; Continued Education U.C. Berkeley, U.C. Davis, U.S.C.

TEACHING CREDENTIALS: C.S.U. East Bay - Social Science Single Subject

AWARDS OR HONORS: Nominated- Pleasant Hill Educator of the Year 2014, B.A.U.D.L. Star Coach 2010-2011, Rising Star Award OUSD 2010-2011

BACKGROUND: Following matriculation from Northgate High School, I attended the University of California, Berkeley. While there, I was exposed to teaching through the Berkeley School Volunteers. I attended California State University, East Bay to attain my teaching credential. Through my experience working in education, I realized how much academia shapes the world. It is amazing to see how high schools are a gateway to a brighter future through academic advancement.

OUTSIDE INTERESTS: I am a proud member of the Contra Costa County Historical Society.

FAVORITE QUOTE: Those who stand for nothing fall for anything