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 known internationally 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 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.

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Ms. Erica Hogle, Lecturer

ehogle@sfsu.edu

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.

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Ms. Yana Balashova-Dugan

ydugan@sfsu.edu

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.

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Ms. Maya Delgado-Greenberg

mayadg@sfsu.edu

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.

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Ms. Erin Foley

fdunham@sfsu.edu

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.

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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 a certified O&M specialist. Ms. Mazza has many years of experience teaching O&M to children and adults from diverse cultures and backgrounds.

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Mr. Lee Staub

lstaub@sfsu.edu

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.  

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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.