Danna attended UC Riverside for her Bachelors in English and then went on to Cal Poly Pomona for her Masters. She has been a teacher at both the high school and college level for over 15 years. Danna has a passion for reading all kinds of literature, but loves experimental books by authors such as Haruki Murakami. She believes that all students have meaningful perspectives they bring to the table. Danna enjoys dancing and performing, having been part of both world and fire dance troupes. She is also a self-proclaimed sci-fi/fantasy nerd who loves Star Trek and Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, and Game of Thrones.