Dr. Sandra Rosen, Program Coordinator
Office: Burk Hall #150 Phone: 415-338-1245
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 known internationally for her work in the areas of physical disabilities and sensorimotor development.
Ms. Wendy Scheffers, Lecturer
Ms. Scheffers teaches O&M methods courses. She worked 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.
Ms. Erica Hogle, Lecturer
Ms. Hogle serves as an O&M internship supervisor 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.
Ms. Yana Balashova-Dugan
Ms. Balashova-Dugan teaches teaches O&M methods courses. She currently works as a certified 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.
Ms. Maya Delgado-Greenberg
Ms. Delgado-Greenberg co-teaches the O&M seminar. 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.
Ms. Erin Foley
Ms. Foley teaches O&M methods courses. She has extensive experience teaching O&M and has served as an administrator at the Hatlen Center for the Visually Impaired, a rehabilitation center serving people aged 18-26 years who are congenitally blind. Ms. Foley is also currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Special Education.
Ms. Katie Mazza
Ms. Mazza serves as an O&M internship supervisor. She works for the San Francisco Unified School District as a certified 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
Mr. Staub co-teaches the O&M seminar. He works for the San Francisco Unified School District as a certified O&M specialist and has extensive experience teaching students who have unique learning challenges.
Ms. Laura Suth, Instructional Assistant
Ms.Suth assists in the O&M methods courses. She works as a certified O&M Specialist for Calfornia School for the Blind and has experience eaching learners of diverse ages and ability levels.