English Language Instructor
Trisha joined Refugee Transitions in January 2019. She was born and raised in the Philippines and speaks English and Filipino fluently. She is currently the English Language and Literacy Instructor for our adult refugee and immigrant students at Oakland International High School (OIHS). Trisha holds a B.A. in English Language and Literature and an M.A. in English (TESOL). She has experience working with adult ESL, generation 1.5, and international students, undergraduate and graduate students in both China and the US. Trisha wanted to join the RT team in hopes of better serving the underserved communities of the Bay Area.