Special Education

Mr. Toscani
From: Dayton, Ohio
Hobbies: Traveling, collecting antique toys, collecting art
Teaching for: 16 years
Classes: 12th grade Study Skills, AP Art History, US History
Room: 319, 324, 306, 318

Elizabeth St. Clair
Teacher of students with Moderate to Severe Disabilities
Location: Room 108
# of years in education: 30 (27 in SFUSD, 13 at Burton)
Orginally from: San Francisco, CA (4th generation!)
Hobbies: Recycling; shopping; going to the movies; playing solitaire on the computer

Anthony Singleton
From: San Francisco, CA
Hobbies: Reading, kayaking, sailing, playing football and baseball
Teaching for: 10 years
Classes: Special Education, Moderate and Severe disabilities
Room: 110

Marie-France Ladine
SDC Teacher
Classes: Reading Career Skills Lifeskills Community Based
Location: Room 104
# of years in education: 20
Originally from: SF Native- First generation here...French Basque
Hobbies: I enjoy watching basketball. I love going on walks. I love reading. I love young people.
Addt'l info: Glad to be here at Burton!

Benito Santiago
From: San Francisco, CA
Hobbies: Conga drumming, latin dancing, performing filipino martial arts
Teaching for: 4 years
Classes: Community Base Instructor
Room: 104


Tiffany Jiang
Special Education Teacher
Location: Room 238
# of years teaching: 3
Originally from: San Francisco, California
Hobbies: I'm a foodie. I like to try different foods and restaurants.


Shirley Lin
From: China
Hobbies: Tai-chi
Teaching for: 16 years
Classes: Special Education, paraprofessional
Room: 104

picture for Ms. Adler coming soon...

Holly Adler
Resource Specialist / Algebra Co-Teacher
Location: Room 324 (1st & 4th), Room 346 (3rd & 7th)
Classes: Study Skills and Co-taught Algebra
# of years in education: 4
Originally from: New York
Hobbies: I am a huge psychology nerd, and I am doing my PhD research on human transformation in social systems. I love to dance, run, and play with my dog!
Think It, Dream It, Live It, Be It.

pictures coming soon for Ms. Baxter

Matt Tyler
Special Education Teacher
Classes: Algebra/Geometry/Study Skills
Location: Rooms 302, 344, 319
# of years teaching: 5
Originally from: San Francisco
Hobbies: I am athletic and I like to surf and ride my bike. I have three dogs and they are my family and I like like to take them all to the beach to run.
Addt'l info: All good.

Suzanne Baxter
Co-Teach Chemistry and American Lit Co-Teacher
Location: Room 236 (1st & 7th) and Room 127 (3rd & 4th)
# of years teaching: 1
Originally from: Memphis, TN
Hobbies: I love hiking with my dog, visiting with family and watching movies with my friends.
Addt'l info: I love my job!

Florita Alvarado
Severe Moderate Special Education Teacher
Classes: Access
Location: Room 238
# of years teaching: 1
Originally from: Philippines
Hobbies: I love to cook and garden.