Shartresa Nixon

Shartresa is currently the Literacy TSA and AVID site coordinator at United for Success Academy. Ms. Nixon also facilitates the second Wednesday professional development for middle school reading intervention teachers in the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD). She is an OUSD 2022–23 Teacher of the Year, and co-founder and advisor for the Black Student Union, in which all students — Black and non-Black students of all grade levels — can learn about and celebrate the accomplishments of African-Americans.


MA, Administration in Urban Education, Loyola Marymount University
BA, Liberal Studies, Holy Names University