Updated  5/17

Soko Gakuen EX-TEACHERS, EX-TEACHING ASSISTANTS / VOLUNTEERS, &  BOARD MEMBERS

K. MIYAKI, TA (2/13- ) Instructor (9/15-4/17).  *photo
BS in law, Chuo University;  MA (2008) in Buddhism, Ryukoku University, Kyoto, Japan.

Kana MATSUMURA, TA (9/15-12/16), kanamatsu0128@gmail.com   *photo*

S. NISHIDA, Instructor (1/05-6/16).  *photo*
BA in English, Prefectural University of Kumamoto, Japan; MA (2006) in teaching Japanese as a second language, San Francisco State University. Taught Japanese at the University of California, Berkeley (2006-2007).   2016  Farewwell Party Photo From California to Germany.

Ying ZHOU (AKA, En Shu) (3/16-4/16),  eeennne@gmail.com   *photo*

Yukie UEDA,  TA (10/15-3/16), yukie18.u@gmail.com   *photo*

M. FURUKAWA,  TA (2015),  Instructor (1/16 - 3/16).  *photo*
BA in geography, Yokohama City University, Japan;  MA (2015) in teaching English as a second language, San Francisco State University.

Tsukasa NAGAI, TA (2015),  tsukasa914@hotmail.co.jp   *photo*

K. SATO, Instructor (9/95-8/15).  *photo
BA in Japanese, Tokyo Gakugei University, Tokyo, Japan; MA (1997) in teaching Japanese as a second language, San Francisco State University. Taught Japanese at San Francisco State University (1997-) and at LIC Kokusai Gakuin, Tokyo, Japan (1984-1987, 1992-1995). Diploma (1982) in education (English language teaching) by the University of Exeter, England. Certified (1981) for teaching Japanese by Asahi Culture Center, Tokyo, Japan.

Chika OHATA, TA (4/14 - 6/15), chika.bob2@gmail.com   *photo*

M. NAMBAInstructor  (9/14 - 6/15)   *photo*
BA in art, Kyoto University of art and design, Japan
(in progress).   AA in art/child development, City College of San Francisco (transfer from Kawasaki University of Medical Welfare, Japan).

Yuka KITAGAWA,  TA (1/14 - 6/15)  yuka.k621@gmail.com   *photo*

Shizuno KYONO,  TA (9/14 - 6/15)  etoile-filante64@hotmail.co.jp   *photo*

Haruka SAWADA, TA (9/14 - 1/15)  haryuto116@gmail.com   *photo*  

C. VANASUPA, Instructor (4/13 - 6/14).  *photo*
BA in sociology and MA (1999) in development of international business, University of Reading, UK; second MA (2007) in translation and localization management, Japanese, Monterey Institute of International Studies, California.  Currently working on her third MA on teaching Japanese as a second language at San Francisco State University.

A. SATO, Instructor (9/07-6/14).  *photo*
BA in Japanese language and culture, University of California, Berkeley.  MA (2010) in teaching Japanese as a second language, San Francisco State University. Taught Japanese at San Francisco State University (2007-), and at University of California at Berkeley (2008-).  Publications include http://mykikitori.com
"PRACTICE YOUR JAPANESE LISTENING SKILLS (2009)."


Shoko ENOMOTO, TA (1/14-6/14)  11ks1041@ks.meijigakuin.ac.jp    *photo*

Aisha Taniguchi, TA (4/13-4/14)  *photo*

Chris Leger, TA  (5/13 - 3/14)   heychrisleger@gmail.com   *photo*

M. SAWADA, Instructor (1/13 - 8/13)  *photo   
BA in German and comparative cultures, Osaka University of Foreign Studies, Japan;  MA (2013) in teaching Japanese as a second language, San Francisco State University.


Sachi GONNO,  TA (2013)  sgonno@gmail.com   *photo*

M. MIHASHI, Instructor (9/12-3/13).   *photo*
BA in psychology, UCLA;  MA (2012) in Teaching English as a secod language for Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), San Francisco State University.  Taught at American Language Institute, San Francisco State University (2011-2012).


N. TAKANO, Instructor (7/12- 3/13)  TA (9/08-12/11)   *photo*
BA in Architecture, Kyoritsu Women's University, Japan;   MA (2012) in Teaching English as a secod language for Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), San Francisco State University.  Taught at American Language Institute, San Francisco State University (2011-2012).

Nozomi SUGIMOTO,  TA (2012) heb128@dwc.doshisha.ac.jp   *photo*

Y. KOBAYASHI, Board member (10/2009-10/2012) Professor Emeritus, Kobe College  *photo*

K. KONNOInstructor (9/11-6/12)   *photo*
BA in English, Tsuru University, Japan;  MA (2012) in Teaching English as a secod language for Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), San Francisco State University.

Y. TAKAHASHI, Instructor (2/11-3/12).  *photo*
BA in international relations, San Francisco State University;  MA (2011) in teaching Japanese as a second language, San Francisco State University.

K. AOKI, Instructor (9/08-3/12).  *photo*
BA in English, Osaka Gakuin University, Japan; MA (2004) and Doctor of Education (2008)
in International and Multicultural Education (IME), University of San Francisco.  Certified to teach English (2002) in junior and senior high school in Japan.

Toshihiko MORI, TA (2011)  toshihiko_mori@hotmail.com   *photo*  

Naoko TAKANO, TA (9/08-12/11),  Instructor (7/12- )  love_pochisan@yahoo.co.jp  *photo

S. KOSAKA, Instructor (9/02-).  *photo*     --on leave--
BA in business, Nihon University, Japan; MA (2004)  in teaching Japanese as a second language, San Francisco State University.  Taught Japanese at the University of California, Berkeley (2004-2008), at San Francisco State University (2004-2006), and at CCSF (2005-). Taught also at Overseas Service Corps, YMCA in Taiwan (1999-2001); and at Bothell High School, WA (1996).

Y. OTSUKA, Instructor (1/10 - 3/11)   P.K.A. Yoshie KUKIMOTO, TA (2006-2009 & 2013-2014)  yoshie.kukimoto@gmail.com  *photo
BA in British and American studies, Osaka University of Foreign Studies, Japan; MA candidate in teaching Japanese as a second language, San Francisco State University. 

J. TAKAHASHIInstructor (9/09-9/10).  *photo*
BA in English and American literature, Keio University, Japan; MA (2007) in Japanese, San Francisco State University.

A. NAGAMATSU, Instructor (1/02-12/05, 9/07-12/08, 9/10-1/11).  *photo*
BA (1993) in English literature, Ferris University, Yokohama, Japan; MA (2002) in teaching English as a second language, San Francisco State University.

A. SATO, Instructor (9/07-1/11,  9/12-).  *photo*
BA (2003) in Japanese language and culture, University of California, Berkeley.  MA (2010) in teaching Japanese as a second language, San Francisco State University. Taught Japanese at San Francisco State University (2007-), and at University of California at Berkeley (2009-).

J. BANSAVICH, Ed.D., Board member (4/01-10/10)  *photo*

Mieko SAKUMA, TA (2010) bichon_chan@yahoo.com  *photo*

H. CAWTHON, Instructor (4/08-6/10).  *photo*
BA in Japanese, California State University, Fullerton; MA candidate in teaching Japanese as a second language, San Francisco State University.  Taught at University of California, Berkeley (summer 2007).  Certified to teach English as a second language, University of California, Riverside (2007).

Y. KURIOKA, Instructor (5/06-4/10).  *photo*  
BA and MA (1996) in Asian history, Ryukoku University, Kyoto, Japan; and her second MA (2006) in teaching Japanese as a second language, San Francisco State University.  Taught at the Buddhist Seminary and Graduate School, Institute of Buddhist Studies, Berkeley (2007-).

J. MATSUOKA, Board member (2002-).   *photo*   --on leave--

S. AIDA, Instructor (7/09-9/09).  *photo*
BA in international studies and geography, University of
Miami, Japan; MA (2009) in Asia and Pacifica studies, University of San Francisco.  Certified to teach English (2002) in junior and senior high school in Japan.


Yuko TAKAHASHI, TA (2008-2009, 9/10-)  yukokishimoto@hotmail.com 
*photo*

M. SEIDA, Instructor (5/06-6/09).  *photo
BA  in English education, Niigata University, Japan; MA (2006) in teaching Japanese as a second language, San Francisco State University.  Taught Japanese at San Francisco State University and at City College of San Francisco (spring 2007), and at the University of California, Berkeley (summer 2007).

S. KOSAKA, Instructor (9/02-3/09).  *photo*    --on leave--
BA in business, Nihon University, Japan; MA (2004)  in teaching Japanese as a second language, San Francisco State University.  Taught Japanese at the University of California, Berkeley (2004-2008), at San Francisco State University (2004-2006), and at CCSF (2005-). Taught also at Overseas Service Corps, YMCA in Taiwan (1999-2001); and at Bothell High School, WA (1996).

N. NAKASHIMA, Instructor (1/04-6/09).  *photo*
BA in teaching English as a second language, University of Pacific, Stockton; MA (2003) in teaching Japanese as a second language, San Francisco State University.
     
R. TANAKA, Instructor (1/04-6/09).  *photo*
BA in English, Doshisha Women's College, Kyoto, Japan; MA (2001) in teaching Japanese as a second language,  San Francisco State University.  Taught Japanese at the University of California, Berkeley (2001-).
   
Masami KANNO,
TA (2005-2007)  mamikan74@hotmail.com  *photo*
     
S. NISHIMURA, Instructor (9/97-6/07).  *photo*
BA (1996) in linguistics, University of Oregon; took MA courses in teaching Japanese as a second language, San Francisco State University; currently working on her MS in education with an option in Online Teaching and Learning at CSU, East Bay, California.
 
K. IMAGAWAInstructor (6/05-3/07).  *photo*
 
Junko TAKAHASHI, office assistant (2/06-11/06), Instructor (9/09- )  takajun@gmail.com
  
 

W. GARNER, Ph.D., Board member (2002-2006)   *photo*
 
R. ABE, Instructor (2/03-5/06).  *photo*
 
Y. GOJI, Instructor (4/01- 3/06).  *photo*   
J. OMI, Instructor (7/02- 9/05.  8.18.05 Board Resolution).  *photo*
S. FUKUDA, Instructor (1/99-6/05) 
*photo*  
BA (1996) in French, San Francisco State University; MA (2001) in teaching Japanese as a second language, San Francisco State University. Taught Japanese at Lowell High School, San Francisco, California (1999-).

Yoko MORI, TA (9/04-3/05)  yokoyokoworld@hotmail.com   *photo*
Masako HIRATA, TA (9/04-1/05)  masako_hirata@hotmail.com   *photo*
Rumiko MORITA, TA  (2004)
  manbouboo@yahoo.co.jp  *photo
H. URAYAMA, Instructor (7/02-9/04)  *photo*  
Y. McCORMICK, Instructor (9/00--on leave--,  Board Member 2005-present ).  *photo*
H. TAKANO, Instructor (9/95 - )
Y. OTOMI, Instructor (4/95-9/04)
Asuka NAGASE, TA (Term. 5/7/04)   kokeshi_doll87@hotmail.com
Kyla MITSUNAGA, TA (2004)  kmitsuna@hotmail.com
Mika SANO, TA (2003)  maika5@hotmail.com   *photo*
Yuko TANAKA, TA  (2003)  yuko-tnk.1228@sbcglobal.net
Jun YUKAWA, TA (2003)  yukawajun@hotmail.com

M. HIRAKI, Instructor (9/94 - 6/03.  11.21.02 Board Resolution)
A. MICHIBAYASHI, Instructor (9/96 - 6/02)
I. TAMAKI, Instructor (9/97 - 6/02)
E. SHIBATA, Instructor (1/01- 6/02)
S. MIYATAKE, Instructor (7/01 - 12/01)
Y. FUKADA, Instructor (1/01 - 3/01)
A. MIYAZAKI,  Instructor  (4/97 - 12/01)
K. OZASA,  Instructor  (9/95 - 9/01)
T. NAKAHIRA, Instructor (1/99 - 6/01)
S. IWASAKI, Instructor (6/00 - 9/00)
N. UEHARA, Instructor (4/97 -  6/00)
C. YAMAWAKI, Instructor (2/00 - 6/00)
I. TAJIMA, Instructor (9/97 - 6/99)
M. WAKASUGI,  Instructor  (1/98 -12/98)
M. UEDA,  Instructor  (9/93 - 6/98)
T. TAKESHITA, Instructor (6/97 - 12/97)
M. MURO, Instructor (4/96 - 12/97)
K.  MARUYAMA,  Instructor  (1/95 - 3/97)
N. SUGITA,  Instructor  (9/96 - 6/97)
Y. HASEGAWA, Instructor (6/96 - 12/96)
K. YOKOO,  Instructor  (6/94 - 9/96)
M. WATANABE,  Instructor  (6/89 - 6/96)
H. HIRAI,  Instructor (9/80-6/85, 9/89- 6/96)
N. M. COMPTON,  Instructor (9/93 - 6/96)
F. BRATT,  Instructor (9/92-6/96)
Y. MAKITA,  Instructor  (2/96 - 3/96)
K. TAKAGAKI, Instructor (9/93 - 6/95)
K.  MORI,  Instructor  (9/92 - 9/95)
Y.  CAMPBELL,  Instructor (1/94 - 3/95)
W.  KAMBARA,  Instructor (9/86 - 6/90, 1/94 -12/94)
A. KIDO, Teaching Assistant (9/93 - 6/94)
S. KOIZUMI-SAIKI, Instructor (6/90 -6/94)
M. SHIMABUKURO-TAMANAHA,  Instructor  (1/94 - 9/94)
A.  MORI,  Instructor  (9/93 - 3/94)
K. SUDA, Ed.D., USF-fac Instructor (9/88-12/93),  Board Member (1999 - 2016)    *photo*
Y. FUKUMURA, Instructor (9/90 - 12/93)
M. SATOH, Instructor (9/91 - 9/93)
K. KISHINO, Instructor (7/93 - 9/93)
K. OGAWA, Instructor (2/93 - 8/93)
Y. INOUE, Instructor (9/92 - 6/93)
S. NICHOLSON, Instructor (4/89 - 6/93)
K. SHIOTA, Instructor (9/92 - 6/93)
Y. MATSUMOTO, Instructor (9/92 - 6/93)
Y. SUGITA, Instructor (9/92 -6/93)
M. NISHIKAWA, Instructor (4/86 - 6/93)
M. SAKA, Instructor (9/90 - 9/92)
Y. KONNO-BAKER, Instructor (9/90 - 9/92)
Y. WOOSTER, Instructor (6/87 - 6/92)
M. SAKURAI, Instructor (1/92 -6/92)
M. YOSHIHARU, Instructor (6/91 - 6/92)
A. FUKUMOTO, Instructor (4/80 - 8/91)
H. RUSTIGAN, Instructor (9/88 - 6/91)
K. CAIN, Instructor (1/89 -3/91)
M. UEDA, Instructor (3/87 - 9/90)
S. ODA, Instructor (6/87 - 9/90)
M. UENO, Instructor (3/87 - 9/90)
N. TAKEDA, Instructor (9/89 - 6/90)
Y. HIKIDA, Instructor (9/79 - 6/90)
M. YOSHIDA, Instructor (6/89 - 3/90)
E. FLEMING, Instructor (1/90 - 3/90)
M. NISHIKAWA, Instructor (3/86 - 3/90)
M. IWATA, Instructor (11/86 - 10/89)
M. KOBAYASHI-LUI, Instructor (4/89 - 8/89)
H. MURANAKA, Instructor (9/83 - 6/89)
C. MORIYA, Instructor (6/88 - 6/89)
M. MATSUMURA, Instructor (1/89 -6/89)
K. ABE, Instructor (9/88 - 3/89)
K. LARSON, Instructor (6/87 - 12/88)
E. TAI, Instructor (5/80 - 12/88)
Y. YAMADA, Instructor (4/88 - 9/88)
C. KITAGAWA, Instructor (4/84 - 8/88)
C. SUZUKI, Instructor (1/85 -6/88)
K. WATANABE, Instructor (9/87 -5/88)
E. WRIGHT, Instructor (1/85 - 3/88)
A. SHOJI-KONDO, Instructor (1/86 - 1988)
K. COHEN, Instructor (9/87 - 12/87)
K. ARAKI, Instructor (9/83 - 9/87)
M. UENO, Instructor (4/87 - 6/87)
H. INOUYE, Instructor (1/85 - 6/87)
T. YAMADA, Instructor (9/86 - 3/87)
A. PARKS, Instructor (9/85 - 3/87)
E. WRIGHT, Instructor (1/85 -1987)
C. KARASAKI, Instructor (4/83 - 4/86)
Y. YAGI, Instructor (1/83 - 3/86)
K. KAWANO, Instructor (9/82 - 1986)
H. HIRAI-MAE, Instructor (5/81 - 6/85)
Y. WIRKS, Instructor (9/84 - 1985)
Ki. WATANABE, Instructor (4/84 - 1985)
M. SHIGAKI, Instructor (1/82 - 8/85)
H. TSUZUKI, Instructor (9/78 - 12/84)
C. IDE, Instructor (4/83 - 1984)
F. GRANT,  Instructor (4/82 - 1984)
K. IRINO,  Instructor (9/80 - 1984)
R. YONEYAMA,  Instructor (? - 1984)
A. OHNO,  Instructor (1/81 - 9/83)
S. KUBOTA,  Instructor (9/82- 1983)
M. NAGANO, Instructor (1981-1983)
M. IMABEPPU, Instructor (7/81 - 9/83)
K. IWATSUKI,  Instructor (? - 1983)
T. NISHIKAWA,  Instructor (1982)
T. HOSHI,  Instructor (9/81 - 1982)
C. YATANI,  Instructor (7/80 - 1982)
H. KAWABATA,  Instructor ( ? - 1982)
M. NOGAMI, Director/Coordinator (1976 - 1982)
 

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