Staff Spotlight

Kara Willett

Education Specialist

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Name

Kara Willett

Position

Educational Specialist

What did you do prior to OGCS?

Elementary Teacher in China

How long have you been with OGCS?

Just started in August!

Where did you grow up?

Hong Kong, California and Massachusetts

Where did you go to college?

Mills College, University of Massachusetts and UC Santa Cruz

Where do you live?

Santa Cruz

What areas do you serve for OGCS?

Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties

What do you think is/are the best thing(s) about OGCS?

Everyone is super friendly and supportive

Do you homeschool your kids?

Right now I do but I haven't before!

What is your favorite curriculum?

Not sure yet because many are new to me :)

What is your favorite read aloud book?

Thidwick the Big Hearted Moose

What is your favorite field trip?

I haven't been on a OGCS one yet but I love anything in nature

What is your area of expertise?

Literacy development & writing in particular

What is your dream summer vacation?

A little isolated cabin on a lake (except maybe another family with kids nearby), with my dog, my family, and a canoe

What is your favorite subject to teach?

writing and science

What do you like to do in your free time?

read, dance, hike, play with my kids and dog, cook, travel

What is something interesting about yourself that many people might not know?

My most favorite holiday is Halloween because I absolutely love to think up creative costumes, make them and get in character on the day of!

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Monterey
San Benito
Santa Clara
Santa Cruz
San Mateo

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Accreditation

ACS WASC Accredited
WASC Accredited
Independent Study
Individualized Learning Plans
Parent Choice