Cereescia Sandoval

Cereescia is a bi-racial Indigenous American educator who sees her identity as directly connected to her purpose. She is devoted to re-imaging education for all learners while centering liberation for Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and Asian American students. Cereescia has been teaching for 14 years and received her Masters in Ed. at the University of Oregon as part of the Sapsik’ʷałá Indigenous Teacher Education Program. She has a dedication to Deeper Learning that was nurtured as an educator, facilitator, and coach within the High Tech High organization, a celebrated group of Project Based Learning schools in San Diego, CA. Her experience as a Leading for Equity Fellow with the National Equity Project prompted her to pursue a path outside the elementary classroom focused on disrupting educational inequity through designing and coaching learning experiences for adults that center land, culture, and communities.