Sophia Sisneros teaches 10th grade English 2 College Prep, 11th grade AP English Language, and 12th grade AP English Literature at NMHS. Sisneros has been a teacher here since 2006 and was previously an 8th grade Language Arts teacher at Newark Junior High School. Sisneros grew up in Newark and attended Newark schools K-12. She studied English at CSU Hayward (undergrad and teaching credential) and Stanford University (grad school). Sisneros has most recently studied with Mindful Schools to incorporate mindfulness strategies in her English curriculum. She is also a certified kundalini yoga instructor, working on her advanced certification. Sisneros lives in Newark with her family. In her free time, she enjoys reading nonfiction and experimenting with healthy vegan recipes.