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Ms. O’Brien is grateful that she works in a community where she has the opportunity to provide her students with a diverse, yet, rigorous curriculum that allows students to construct their knowledge through active involvement. She also appreciates having the opportunity of working side-by-side with her students where she is inspired by their creativity and self-directedness. Before entering into the teaching profession, Ms. O’Brien owned her own business and worked for major corporations. Throughout her life, she has been an avid volunteer for numerous service organizations such as wild and domestic animal rescues, art foundations, education foundations, parent/student organizations, and veteran organizations. Ms. O’Brien was also an AmeriCorp/Teach for America corps member. She earned four AAs in Social and Behavioral Sciences, Biological and Physical Sciences, Environmental Studies, and Real Estate at SBVC and two BAs in Environmental Studies and Geography at CSUSB. Ms. O’Brien also earned an Urban Planning Certificate while at CSUSB. While attending LMU (Loyola Marymount University), she earned a Single Subject Teaching Credential in Biological and Life Sciences and an authorization to teach Geosciences. Tina also earned an MA in Urban Education – Policy and Administration while at LMU. She earned a NAMTA/AMI Montessori Orientation to Adolescent Studies certification in 2018. Ms. O’Brien teaches Biology, Environmental Science, AP Bio, and AP Environmental Science at the Grove. She is also the Senior Project Coordinator, the Environmental Club, Thirst Project, and Senior Advisor. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family, traveling to historic places, and experiencing the beauty of nature.