Shelly Randesi is a recent transplant to the Peninsula from the East Bay, where she ran a private practice as an Educational Therapist. She began her career by serving a year with AmeriCorps/VISTA, where she helped to run a literacy program in Oakland elementary schools. She spent several years as an Education and Program Director with the Boys and Girls Club of San Francisco, and later worked with students with diverse learning needs at Raskob Day School and Clinic in Oakland. Most recently, Shelly spent three years as a middle school Learning Specialist and Student Support Coordinator in Richmond at an innovative charter school, Making Waves Academy. She received her undergrad in English at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and her Master’s in Education and Educational Therapy certification at Holy Names University.