Mara has 25+ years of experience teaching and learning. Her career has been centered in schools that serve under-privileged communities and served as a teacher/ founder/ leader and director of several secondary schools in Los Angeles. In addition she enjoys being an adjunct lecturer. Here in the UK she manages and teaches the PGCE Post-16 program for Activate Learning/ OBU.
Transforming lives through learning by embracing the brain, motivation and emotions of all learners have been a foundation to her approach to teaching and leading. She hopes to encourage innovation in the classroom to achieve excellence in learning and achievement.