Paula Zabala was born and raised in Reno, Nevada. She attended Adams State College in Alamosa, Colorado to play softball and earned a dual degree in exercise physiology and secondary education. She taught Physical Education, Elementary Special Education and English as a Second Language. Paula earned her master’s degree in education from the University of Colorado, Denver in 2004. She also lived and taught in Hiroshima, Japan before moving to Sacramento, Cailfornia. Paula has been in the field of education for several years and is excited to assist Northern California/Nevada students in following their dreams.