San Pasqual Academy
English Teacher & Yearbook Advisor
Natalie Priester is an English teacher and yearbook adviser at San Pasqual Academy, a first-in-the-nation residential high school for foster youth. She is in her tenth year of teaching English 9 and 10 at the academy, which is part of the San Diego County Office of Education’s Juvenile Court and Community Schools. She was was an early-adopter of educational technology and has maintained a one-to-one paperless classroom since 2011. She has an MA in Teaching and Learning with Technology and is currently pursuing an MA in Educational Leadership with an Emphasis in Technology through San Diego State University. She is Leading Edge Certified and a proud member of the Mountain View 2016 Google Certified Innovator cohort.