Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Dong has been teaching at CUSD for over ten years. She holds a master’s degree in curriculum design and critical research, a California K-8 multiple subject teaching credential with CLAD, and a Bilingual Cross-cultural Language and Academic (BCLAD) multiple subject teaching credential. Ms. Dong has taught first grade, third grade, eighth grade, and has served on the CUSD Common Core Report Card Development Committee and the CUSD English Language Arts and ELD Cadre. Her passion is to find ways to make reading and writing both fun and rigorous. She and her students always collaboratively create projects which enhance learning experiences in the classroom as well as instill in the students a feeling of excellence.
Outside the classroom, Ms. Dong devotes all her time to her husband and three children. Besides spending time with family, snorkeling, hiking, and reading are the things she dreams to have time to do every day.