Ms. Yao

Phone: 623.445.8400


Degrees and Certifications:

M.Ed - Special Education MA - Computer Science

Ms. Yao

Welcome to Sonoran Foothills! 

I'm very happy to be here with all of you. We will have many exciting adventures together.

This is my 8th year teaching Special Education.  I spent my first 2 years teaching at a high school in Tolleson High School District. I started my professional career with Deer Valley Unified School District 8 years ago. I have taught at Sunset Ridge, Norterra Canyon, and here at Sonoran Foothills.

I moved to Arizona 14 years ago from Chicago, IL. I got tired of all the cold wintery days and decided to move to some place warmer. I chose Arizona because of my visit to the Grand Canyon. I fell in love with the view and decided this is where I wanted to be.

I have a daughter who is in 8th grade and she is here at Sonoran Foothills with me.  

In my spare time, I enjoy reading, watching movies, and shopping with my daughter.

I look forward to teaching and learning from everyone. You are welcome to visit my room at any time!