Hitomi, Cal TAC Chair
He is executive director of the Edward Teller Education Center, UC Davis / Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Hitomi is a Carnegie Scholar, Carnegie Foundation for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 1999, and has over twenty years experience teaching high school science.
Janet English, Cal TAC Vice Chair
She is currently serving as director of educational services at KOCE-TV, PBS while on leave from her middle school science classroom at Serrano Intermediate School. She received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching in 2003.
John Peter (Pete) Arvedson
He is a science teacher at La Puente High School. He was named an Educator of Distinction by the National Society of High School Scholars in 2004.
*Anne Marie Bergen
She is a district science teacher and coordinator for Oakdale Joint Unified School District. She was named California Teacher of the Year in 2003, and the Stanislaus County Teacher of the Year in 2002.
She is a mathematics teacher at San Lorenzo Valley High School in Felton. She received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching, 2000, and was a Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) Scholar.
He is a mathematics teacher at Pioneer High School in Whittier. González previously served as a member of the National Teacher Advisory Council, and was named California’s Teacher of the Year in 1996.
He is a professor of math and chemistry and former dean of instruction at Riverside City College. He has almost fifty years of teaching experience, and was the recipient of the Riverside City College, Annual Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, 2003.
She is a mathematics teacher at Montera Middle School, Oakland Unified School District, and serves as a teacher leader in the Bay Area Math Project. She was named Alameda - Contra Costa County Teacher of the Year in 2005.
She is an elementary school teacher at Lincrest Elementary School, Yuba City Unified School District, and serves as the teacher liaison for the California Science Project. She was named Outstanding Elementary Science Teacher for the Sacramento Area in 1994.
She is a science and mathematics teacher, as well as director of multicultural affairs and service learning at Westridge School, an all girls' school in Pasadena. Shannon has over twenty years of teaching experience.
He is a high school science teacher at Marin Academy, a private school in San Rafael. He is also a consultant for the San Francisco Unified School District, providing science professional development to teachers and AP test preparation sessions for student.
* National Board Certified