Misa Gonzales

Misa Gonzales has joined Paulo Freire Freedom School – Downtown as a humanities teacher working with the 6th/7th grade team.  She brings  to her position over 15 years of classroom experience, with prior teaching roles in the Sunnyside and Tucson Unified school districts.  Gonzales was honored as a ‘Champion of Change’ by the Obama administration… Read more »

Deborah Barca

I am thrilled to be joining the PFFS community this year! I grew up in the Northeast and graduated with a BA in Psychology and Sociology from Southern Connecticut State University. Upon finishing this degree in 1994, I direct my energy and background at as a social scientist toward working directly with children and youth…. Read more »

Patrick Kelly

Hello, my name is Patrick Kelly and this year I am excited to be teaching Humanities at the Downtown campus of Paulo Freire Freedom School. Born and raised in Tucson, I returned 8 years ago after a near 20 year hiatus to the Bay Area. I graduated from the U of A with a Bachelor… Read more »

Stephanie O’Halloran

I am so excited to be a part of the amazing learning community that is Paulo Freire Freedom School! I moved here from Brooklyn, NY in 2005 to teach for AmeriCorps, where I created service learning projects for the Youth Volunteer Corps. I wanted to use my English degree to help young people express themselves… Read more »