Staff

 

Rachel Reinhard

Rachel B. Reinhard, Ph.D.

Site Director

Rachel joined UCBHSSP as director in January 2013. A graduate of Cal's graduate history program, she draws upon her experience as a teacher, college professor, and professional development provider to help improve teacher practice and student learning. Watch Rachel discuss her work with the project as part of the American Historical Association's "What I Do" series.

 

   

Phyllis Goldsmith

Coordinator, Special Projects

Phyllis has been with UCBHSSP since 2003 as a consultant and academic literacy specialist. In 2008, she officially joined the UC Berkeley staff as Project Co-director and Director of Teacher Development. Phyllis was a bilingual teacher in Oakland Unified School District. In 2019, she was recognized with the California Council for the Social Studies' Hilda Taba Award. Phyllis retired in June 2019 but continues to work with UCBHSSP on a limited number of programs and special projects.

 
Devin Hess

Devin Hess

Program Coordinator

Devin worked as a middle school teacher and community organizer before earning his master's in education technology. He leads UCBHSSP programs with schools and districts throughout the Bay  Area. In addition to working with teachers to integrate literacy and disciplinary thinking into their H-SS instruction, he has spearheaded UCBHSSP's work on technology integration and civic action.  

 

Jason Muniz

Jason Muniz

Program Coordinator

Jason worked as a Social Science educator in South Florida and East Oakland for ten years before joining the UCBHSSP team.  During his time in the Bay Area, Jason piloted and implemented Ethnic Studies curriculum for the Oakland Unified School District. He also brings a passion for integrating technology and gamification into educational practices.  Learn more about Jason's work here.  

Andrea Eubanks

Andrea Eubanks

Office Administrator

Andrea joined UCBHSSP in June 2018 and has worked at the University for 17 years. She has experience in contracts, business, and financial processes and degrees in art and film, making her a creative addition to the UCBHSSP family.

Teacher Leaders

A number of the Project's veteran teacher leaders facilitate workshops, direct institutes, and support project staff at school site professional development. Many of these facilitators are members of our Teacher Research Group.

 

For all general, logistical, and financial questions, please contact ucbhssp@berkeley.edu.