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Vanessa was born and raised in San Jose and graduated with her Bachelor’s in Psychology and a Minor in Child and Adolescent Development from San Jose State University in 2013. In 2016, she graduated with her Master’s in Counseling and School Psychology credential from CSU East Bay. Prior to working with Cupertino Union School District, Vanessa worked and interned at Franklin McKinley, Evergreen, and Alum Rock Union school districts, gaining a breadth of experience. She has a passion for working with students and supporting them in all aspects of their education. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and three dogs.