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Athena Agustin-Vadney


Athena Agustin


Position: Teacher

Courses Taught: Health, AVID, Academic Enrichment





  • High School: Mt. Eden High School, Hayward, CA
  • College: San Jose State
  • Credentials:  National University

I graduated from San Jose State in 1997 with a BS in Health Science with an emphasis in community health education.  I earned my teaching credential from National University and started teaching high school in 1998.  Over the past 10 years, I have taught health, conflict resolution, life science, AVID and Academic Enrichment.  I am very proud to be one of the original staff members of Dougherty Valley High School.


Teaching/Educational Philosophy:
I believe in making my curriculum relevant, interesting and fun for all of my students. I want my students to learn the skills needed to make responsible and healthy decisions for rest of their lives.


Personal Notes:
I enjoy spending my free time with my husband and two children.  I love to travel, watch my 7 year old daughter’s soccer games, play cars with my 3 year old son, take pictures, scrapbook, and shop.