Vanessa Walling-Sisi, MA, TESOL

Lead Instructor, Graduate School of Education


Vanessa Walling-Sisi has been teaching in the Graduate School of Education since 2006. Her area of expertise is in Teaching Diverse Learners. She has been a secondary classroom teacher for over 27 years.She served in the US Peace Corps in the Kingdom of Tonga ('93-'95) as a TESL Teacher Trainer.


  • BA English, San Jose State University
  • MA TESOL, Columbia Teachers College

Teaching Responsibilities

EDUC 771 Teaching Diverse Learners, EDUC 780/760 Introduction to Clinical Experience and Seminar