Talena Hill has been employed with the San Bernardino City Unified School District for 12 years. Her educational journey began in 1993 as she was employed with Val Verde Unified School District. The positions held were: Noon Duty Aide, Reading Intervention Aide, and Special Educational Aide. Working those positions inspired her to pursue a career in teaching. Ms. Hill went on to start a rigorous education at Cal State San Bernardino which enabled her to attain a B.A in Liberal Studies w/ a concentration in Human Development in (2005). Shortly after, she obtained her teaching credential. Tenaciously, she continued her education receiving a M.A in Curriculum and Instructions in (2008), an Administration Credential in (2011), and a Masters in Educational Administration (2011). Ms Hill commits to staying current with educational practices by attending trainings, conferences, and expanding her knowledge to the highest level to increase student’s educational growth. She is a mother of two daughters who are productive citizens in society. She enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends in her spare time.