desiree“Parents are their children’s first and best teachers.” Desiree Pierson is a wife and proud mother of one SCUSD graduate and two SCUSD students.  She has been a passionate supporter and a tireless advocate for public education for more than 15 years.  Desiree, who works at Phoebe Hearst Elementary School and serves on two PTO/PTSO boards, was a GATE Advisory Chair and a graduate of SCUSD Leadership Academy.  She believes that parent engagement/involvement is essential for student achievement.