Education Associate Manager and Language Instructor
Dion joined Refugee Transitions in 2014, after teaching several English language classes as a contracted teacher in the Tenderloin and Mission Districts. She has a B.A. in Social Thought and Political Economy from the University of Massachusetts and an M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from San Francisco State University with a focus on literacy development. She became interested in working with immigrants and refugees while teaching at an innovative and community-oriented elementary school in Tucson, Arizona.