Has a School Admin Certificate from Johns Hopkins, an MA in Leadership in Teaching from Notre Dame of MD University, a BA from UC, Berkeley, and a TESOL certificate. Deirdre has taught and developed curriculum for PreK-16. She’s helped start schools on both coasts and spoken at national conventions. She is also a Linked Learning and College & Career Readiness coach. Loves to travel: best trip — biking the western edge of the Pacific Rim. Grew up in Europe. Loves to cook. Writes for and teaches musical theatre.