Mika Shiiyama, Teacher
Mika-sensei joined NLF in August 2004. Born in Nagasaki, Japan, she received a MA in English with a concentration in teaching English to speakers of other languages from S.F. State University and has a BA in English language study from Seinan Gakuin University in Fukuoka, Japan. Mika-sensei also has an English teaching credential for Japanese Junior/High school students and took several classes for a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential with an emphasis on Early Childhood Education, at SF State. She has taught in various ESL programs as well as volunteered at JBBP and Glide’s Youth Program. She currently holds a Child Development Site Supervisor Permit.