Brittney TattonTeacher, English 6-12
Hailing originally from Elk Grove, Brittney Tatton has not ventured far in her adult life. After graduating high school from Elk Grove High, she attended California State University, earning both my bachelors, and masters in history. It was during this time that she began hercareer with Aspire Public Schools as an After School Educator at Aspire Capitol Heights Academy in Sacramento’s Oak Park neighborhood.
She discovered at CHA a close knit, passionate, dedicated community of educators that is fostered throughout Aspire Public Schools. She dedicated an additional year to serving as the After School Program Director before entering the Aspire Teacher Residency program in conjunction with Stockton’s University of the Pacific, which brought herto LHA.Tatton had the unique privilege of earning an additional Masters in Education and her teaching credential from UOP. The program required working daily in the classroom with humanities instructional coach, Yesenia Trejo. Under her guidance she learned the value not only of content and curriculum, but even more so the value of the relationships that are built with students. As an educator, that is by far what she values most. The relationships that she developed with her students are the most rewarding aspect of what she does, and are indeed why she continues to do what she does.