School Director, Debra rejoins the Growing Light Team after a 15 year teaching career at Head Royce School in Oakland. Debra began teaching over 20 years ago and helped open the GLMS Oakland campus. Debra has her Masters in Early Childhood Education and Montessori Teaching Credential from St. Mary’s College and a BA in English from the University of Michigan. Debra is passionate about hiking, biking and all things outdoors. Her son, Gabe (7th grader) attended GLMS as a preschool student and loves volunteering with the preschoolers!