Familial Wisdom in the Classroom

  • Nadia Rosales
  • Danna Renee Lomax Ventura Unified School District

Author Biographies

Nadia Rosales

Nadia Rosales is a 9th grade student in Oregon. She is a scholar athlete who plays on the high school soccer team and plays the violin. Her college of choice is undecided, yet she is determined to pursue university education. Her goal is to be a middle school music teacher. She would like to thank her dad for agreeing to participate in this interview and her mom for being the camerawoman.

Danna Renee Lomax, Ventura Unified School District

A mother, bilingual educator, and activist, Danna Lomax currently serves as the Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Teacher in Ventura, California and Lecturer at California State University Channel Islands. She creates trans-disciplinary, project-based units in Spanish and English that encourage students to promote peace with themselves, each other, and the planet. Danna’s recognitions include: Earth Charter Summit Award, PBS Innovation Award, Fulbright Teacher Award, AAUW Career Development Grant, and 2018 Excellence in Teaching Award from Teaching Tolerance. Danna believes that peace education must lead to action.