Redwood Classroom

Brendan Gagnon, Lead Teacher

Anna Bell, Support Teacher

Teacher Brendan has been an Upper Elementary Guide in public and private schools around the Bay Area since 2012. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science from Keene State College in 2006, and an AMS Elementary Credential (ages 6-12) in 2013. In 2019, he completed his training for a CA Multiple-Subject Teaching Credential and is grateful for the opportunity to bring Montessori Education to the public sector. In the classroom, he loves challenging students to think for themselves. Outside the classroom, Teacher Brendan prefers to be surrounded by the natural world and is an avid rock climber. 

Ms. Anna (she/her) is an Oakland Native and first generation college student. She is going into her 6 year teaching in Montessori. She brings her passion of Social Justice and poetry into the space. She graduated from Cal State East Baby in 2019 with a BA in Early Childhood Development minor in Sociology. Outside of school she loves to read,write poetry and give back to her community. She is very active and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

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