Four SF State students selected as participants for the National Federation of the Blind's Teachers of Tomorrow program

Author: Admin
February 3, 2021

Meet Our 2021 Teachers of Tomorrow

The National Federation of the Blind is excited to announce the class of 2021 Teachers of Tomorrow. This is an immersive, professional development program that connects teachers of blind and low-vision students to the lived experiences of blind people, equipping participants with knowledge about the skills and attitudes that can help students thrive in a school and beyond. The below list includes their name and either the school that the teacher is attending, or where they recently graduated. Meet our 2021 Teachers of Tomorrow:

  • Andrea Amestoy, Idaho, Texas Tech University
  • Megan Becker, West Virginia, Marshall University
  • Kelsey Bink, Missouri, Missouri State University
  • Annie Biondi, Texas, Texas Tech University
  • Leslie Borton, South Carolina, University of South Carolina Upstate
  • Madison Caldwell, Georgia, University of Alabama
  • Anne Marie Chambers, Missouri, Missouri State University
  • Rebecca Colagreco, Pennsylvania, Kutztown University
  • Danielle Driscoll, South Carolina, University of South Carolina Upstate
  • Stacy Lee Durant, California, San Francisco State University
  • Kaitlin Fleet, South Dakota, University of Northern Colorado
  • Martha Hazen, Maryland, University of Massachusetts
  • Kyra Hoehn, California, San Francisco State University
  • Sarah Kassim, Louisiana, Louisiana Tech University
  • Rebecca Kirsch, Texas, Texas Tech University
  • Jennifer Macías, California, California State University, Los Angeles
  • Jasmine Motley, California, San Francisco State University
  • Dorit Resnikoff, California, San Francisco State University
  • Sarah Scapardine, New Jersey, The College of New Jersey
  • Dori Senatori, Texas, Texas Tech University
  • Ashley Walley, Alaska, Stephen F. Austin University
  • Helen Wright, Massachusetts, University of Massachusetts

“I am so impressed by the enthusiasm, high expectations, and thirst for professional growth that these teachers exhibit. Together we will build community, explore our can-do blindness outlook, and exchange tools to accelerate the success of blind students,” said Dr. Rosy Carranza, our Teacher of Tomorrow director.

To learn more about the Teacher of Tomorrow and other education initiatives, visit