Faculty

Dr. Sandra Rosen, Program Coordinator

Office: Burk Hall #150        Phone: 415-338-1245

srosen@sfsu.edu or mobility@sfsu.edu

Dr. Rosen serves as the faculty advisor for the program and teaches O&M methods courses. Author of "Step-by-Step", the first and only interactive computer program designed to prepare O&M specialists, she is also internationally known for her work in the areas of physical disabilities and sensorimotor development.

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Ms. Wendy Scheffers, Lecturer

ws@sfsu.edu

Ms. Scheffers teaches O&M methods courses. She works part-time for the Marin County Office of Education as a teacher of the visually impaired and certified O&M specialist. Ms. Scheffers specializes in low vision mobility and is nationally known for her work on intersection analysis and street crossing skills for blind and low vision travelers.

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Ms. Erica Hogle, Lecturer

ehogle@sfsu.edu

Ms. Hogle co-teaches the Beginning O&M course. She works as a certified O&M Specialist for Calfornia School for the Blind. Ms. Hogle specializes in O&M for learners with multiple disabilities and technology.

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Ms. Yana Balashova-Dugan

ydugan@sfsu.edu

Ms. Balashova-Dugan teaches teaches O&M methods courses. She currently works as an O&M specialist and teacher of the visually impaired for the Marin County Office of Education and previously served as co-director of the O&M teacher-preparation program at Novosibirsk State University in Russia.

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Ms. Maya Delgado-Greenberg

mayadg@sfsu.edu

Ms. Delgado-Greenberg teaches the O&M seminar and serves as an O&M internship supervisor. She is nationally known for her work on curricula for teaching GPS systems to children who are visually impaired and has co-authored publications on listening skills and O&M technology.

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Ms. Faith Dunham-Sims

fdunham@sfsu.edu

Ms. Dunham-Sims teaches  O&M methods courses. She currently works as an O&M Specialist at the Marin County Office of Education, serving learners aged birth through 22 years. She previously worked for the Hatlen Center for the Blind as an O&M specialist serving young adults. 

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Ms. Katie Mazza

kmalley@sfsu.edu

Ms. Mazza serves as an O&M internship supervisor. She works for the San Francisco Unified School District as an O&M specialist. Ms. Mazza has many years of experience teaching O&M to children and adults from diverse cultures and backgrounds.

Mr. Lee Staub, Instructional Assistant

Mr. Staub assists in the O&M methods courses. He has experience working with learners of all ages.