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Professional Accreditation


Universities attended: 


MA Education Administration from CA State University, Sacramento, CA - Year 2000


Multiple subjects Teaching Credential from  Multilingual & Multicultural Center of  CA State University, Sacramento, CA Year: Year 1996


MA Social Work from Delhi School of Social Work, University of Delhi, India


Bachelors in Science ( Biology & Chemistry) from Maitreyi College,  University of Delhi, India


Bachelors in Hindustani Music (Sangeet Visharad) from Gandharva Mahavidyalay, Delhi, India


Certified Teacher of Yoga: Yoga Shiromani from The International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, Kerala, India

Professional Work


After working for twenty years, Heera retired in June 2014 from her school teaching career. Worked as a Teacher of  Fifth Grade/Third Grade/Writing Resource Teacher for Grades 1-6 in Elk Grove Unified and served as a positive role model for the last twenty years. Advocate of communal harmony and diversity.


Science Fair Coordinator 1997-1998 & from 2012-2014


Coordinator of Author’s Night and Writer’s Showcase: 2009-2010


Gifted and Talented Education (G.A.T.E.) Coordinator from 2002-2008


Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity Seminar Facilitator from 2000-2006.


Teacher Researcher at the UC LMRI, UC Davis from 2000-2004.


You can read the professional paper written and presented by Heera Kulkarni in November 2004 at the Public Education Network (PEN) conference in Washington DC, found at the following link starting on page 74: 


Title: Parent Participation: A Positive Power for English Language Learner Student Achievement on Page 74

At Roy Herburger Elementary in Elk Grove Unified School District- Seen here in 2009 with Mr. Roy Herburger, the publisher of Elk Grove and Laguna Citizen Newspaper at the Best Attendance  pizza party hosted by him for Heera’s Third Grade Class


Motivational banner created by Mrs. Kulkarni’s Third Grade Class in 2009-10
Heera October 2015_edited

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