Louise Williamson is a 2022-2023 Teach Plus National Senior Writing Fellow. Louise teaches English and peer counseling at Hilltop Senior High School in Chula Vista, California. She has designed and presented parent workshops on subjects such as family communication, success, and stress-reduction. As a Restorative Practices Resource Leader, Louise has worked with students to understand the effects of their behavior to create positive change, facilitated communication between staff and students, and trained teachers in relationship-building techniques. She has been recognized as 2018 Sweetwater Union High School District Teacher of the Year and a Trainer of Trainers in Restorative Practices. Louise has a BA in English and American Literature from U.C. San Diego and a Teaching Credential from National University. Louise is an alumna of Teach Plus California Policy Fellowship. Her op-eds have been published in the Voice of San Diego and on What’s the Plus, among others.