Welcome to 2/3 with Teachers Sunna and Joanne
Teacher Sunna Deforest has been with State College Friends School since 2007. She brings an extensive background in teaching, conflict resolution, yoga, and Quakerism. Before joining us at Friends School, Sunna lived in Fairbanks, Alaska, where she had the opportunity at different times to teach at Chinook Montessori Charter School, Pearl Creek Elementary School, and the Alaska Boreal Forest Council. Sunna also taught for a year in St. Mary's, a Yup'ik Eskimo Village near the Bering Sea at Elicarvicuar School. Sunna’s areas of expertise include service learning, environmental education, adventure learning, behavior intervention, and integrated curriculum development. Additionally, Sunna minored in Russian and Russian literature and is proficient in French, Peace Games, and computer applications.