Shafia Zaloom is a health educator and consultant whose work centers on human development, community building, ethics and social justice. Her approach involves creating opportunities for students and teachers to “discuss the complexities of teen culture and decision making with straight-forward, open and honest dialogue.” In her 25-year career, Zaloom has served as teacher, coach, administrator, board member and certified outdoor educator, all the while gaining valuable insight into the lives of teenagers. Zaloom is currently a health teacher at the Urban School in San Francisco, and she develops curricula and trainings for schools across the country. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, USA Today, and on NPR and PBS. During her two-day visit to PC, Zaloom will lead workshops with Upper School students, faculty and staff, and present to Upper School families on the evening of March 6.

PC visit: workshops with Upper School students, faculty and staff

Presentation for Upper School families: March 6, 7 p.m. (Gummere Library)