A third-generation educator, Sonya Heisters’ love for education is in her DNA. She’s worked in education for nearly 15 years, and currently serves as the Director of Partnerships for the national nonprofit, YouthTruth. Prior roles include serving as a Director at Presidio Graduate School, Director of University Tutoring, in Seattle, and Site Director of a K–5 program in rural CA. Sonya graduated from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA with degrees in English and Non-Profit Management. She completed her student teaching practicum at Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School, and resides in sunny Berkeley, CA with her partner and two-year- old.