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Teacher Spotlight - Anna Tsai

Every month we will feature a current student, teacher or alumni from CLIP to showcase on our blog.  If you are interested in being featured, contact

Who are you?
My name is Anna Tsai.  I was a CLIP parent before becoming a CLIP teacher. I received my B.A. in Economics, Minor in Psychology from U.C. Davis and worked as a financial analyst for many years. After staying home with both my children for eight years, I decided to follow my passion to become a teacher. Two years later I received my Multiple Subjects credential from San Jose State. I love being a teacher and love being with my students everyday. Both of my children, who are in college, graduated from CLIP program, the very same program I teach in.

When did you join the CLIP teaching staff?  What grade do you teach?
I did my student teaching as a long-term substitute for CLIP 2nd grade in 2006. A year later I officially joined CLIP staff, teaching 1st grade. This is my 10th year teaching in the same grade.

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