• 5th Grade Reading/Writing
    Room 266: Columbia 

Ms. Winkelstein

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BS in Cell Molecular Biology from San Francisco State University Multiple Subject Teaching Credential National Board Certified Teacher

Ms. Winkelstein

I am originally from Buffalo, NY but moved to Oakland when I was 6 years old. I went to Oakland Public Schools and graduated from San Francisco State with a degree in Cell Molecular Biology. After graduating from college I spent seven years working at UCSF in a research lab doing Cholesteral research. When I became a teacher I always knew I wanted to teach in Oakland because I am very commited and dedicated to this city and it's diverse population.

I am the proud mother of a son, cat, and a dog! My son graduated from Oakland Tech in 2015 and is starting his sophmore year at UC Santa Cruz. I'm excited to start my 16th year at Garfield teaching 5th grade.