Faculty In Review

Older Adults Department

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Harry Bernstein

Music Department

Older Adults Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Steven S Budd

Older Adults Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Ellen F. Burns

Older Adults Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Garrett Chinn

Older Adults Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Lynn M Coles

Older Adults Department

B.A., California State University, Los Angeles; M.A., San Francisco State University

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Audrey E Ferber

Older Adults Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Kathleen M George

Older Adults Department

B.S., State University of New York, Cortland

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Irene Halpern

Older Adults Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Linda M. Hope

Chair, Continuing Education Department

B.F.A., University of Texas, Austin

Ms. Hope has been teaching at CCSF since 1996.

She is a participant in the San Francisco Mayor's Citizens Advisory Committee for Redevelopment of Hunters Point Shipyard and an artist member to advocate for continued arts uses on Hunters Point Shipyard.

Ms. Hope is a founding member and five year President of Shipyard Trust for the Arts (STAR), an organization dedicated to maintaining affordable artist studios on Hunters Point Shipyard.


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Aisjah B Hopkins

Older Adults Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Meiru Huang

Older Adults Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Judy Ruth Hubbell

Older Adults Department

Bachelor of Science in Voice, Master of Science in Voice, The Juilliard. Certified Instructor of T'ai Chi Chih and Seijaku. Certified Yoga Instructor of Hatha I,II, Therapeutic Yoga, Meditation, and Raja Yoga from the SF Integral Yoga Institute. Leadership Training in Capacitar and Mindfulness. 30 years of study in Mind-Body Disciplines at CCSF and with Bay Area teachers. Work with college students of all ages since 1976.

Instructor for CCSF's Older Adults Department Body Dynamics I and Body Mind Health classes since 2014. Teacher of Hatha I/II for SF Integral Yoga Institute. CCSF Music Faculty 1979- 2015. Former Musical Director City Summer Opera; Former Voice Faculty Wagner College, Notre Dame de Namur, and Sonoma State University. Former President of National Association of Teachers of Singing Bay Area. Fall 2016 Accessible Yoga Teacher Training at SFIYI.

An open classroom where ideas on voice, centering, balance, alignment, diction, acting techniques, movement, musicianship, and writing skills were freely exchanged for 36 years at CCSF has now extended into Judy's work with the Older Adults Department at CCSF. She encourages her present and past students to explore work in Holistic Health and is now developing more modalities for work in Body Mechanics and Body Mind classes for her CCSF OLAD classes. These creative options for seniors include alignment and breath work from Qi Gong, working with props in Chair Yoga, helping students access the benefits of Gentle Yoga, and working with the voice and body for sonority. Hobbies include music, theater, hiking, and life-long learning.


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Hope K. Levy

Older Adults Department

M.A. Gerontology, San Francisco State University
M.A. Special Education, San Francisco State University
B.A. Human Services, George Washington University

Professor Levy has been a faculty member in the Older Adults Department since 2003.

She has taught Life Review, Memory and Mental Fitness, Aging and Social Relations and Introduction to Computer classes.

Professor Levy has over twenty years teaching experience, and is formerly the Acting Chairperson of the Older Adults Department at City College of San Francisco. In her teaching, as well as in her other professional activities and community involvement, she promotes positive aging through her passion for lifelong learning.


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Caroline Gay Lieberman

Older Adults Department

B.S., Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana

Caroline has been teaching at CCSF since 1981


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Hannah Ilene Martin

Older Adults Department

B.F.A., Michigan State University, East Lansing; M.S., Case Western Reserve University

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Rowena S Richie

Older Adults Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Lee Ellen Shoemaker

Older Adults Department

BA Studio Art , University of California, Davis
MA Instructional Technology (Computers) San Francisco State University

Prof. Shoemaker has been teaching at CCSF since 2005

Lee Ellen Shoemaker has been helping others learn to use computers for nearly twenty-five years. In addition to teaching an Art and Photo Using Digital Media course for San Francisco City College Older Adults Department (OLAD) and a drawing course for San Francisco State University Extended Learning Program (OLLI), she taught computer and Internet classes at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. She recently taught computer literacy to ESL students for a non-profit organization. Lee Ellen holds a Masters degree in Instructional Design and a clear California Adult Education Teaching Credential. She has a passion for helping the adult learner gain computer literacy and digital media skills.


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Frances K. Valesco

Older Adults Department

Older Adults Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Esperanza Villanueva Beltran

Older Adults Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Kelvin Ming-Hsueh Young

Older Adults Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.



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