2nd Grade Team

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Ms. Sylvia Chen

General Education, Room 217

SFUSD Entry Year:  2002

Longfellow Entry Year:  2006

Other Grades Taught:  1st

Educational Philosophy:  I believe that a classroom should be a safe and caring community where all children grow academically and emotionally.

Fun Fact:  I love reading and learning about true crime.

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Ms. Sandy Ma

General Education, Room 218

SFUSD Entry Year:  1998

Longfellow Entry Year:  2000

Other Grades Taught:  1st

Educational Philosophy:  All children can learn with support, guidance, and love.

Fun Fact:  I run long distances for fun, and have a pretty mean roundhouse kick.

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Ms. Helen Serafino-Agar

Filipino FLES, Room 219

SFUSD Entry Year:  1997

Longfellow Entry Year:  1997

Other Grades Taught:  2, 3, Program Director AIM High

Educational Philosophy:  To teach is to touch a life forever.

Fun Fact:  I'm a Longfellow graduate, and my kids currently attend Longfellow.

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Ms. Alex Cooper

Spanish Biliteracy, Room 212

SFUSD Entry Year:  2017

Longfellow Entry Year:  2020

Other Grades Taught:  K-5 Gardening 

Educational Philosophy:  Learning should be fun, empowering, and accessible to all!

Fun Fact:  I love to hang out in the garden with my 3 cats.