Clara is a Coastside native who attended Farallone View Elementary School, Cunha Middle School and St. Ignatius College Prep High School. She graduated from UC Berkeley with a major in Society and Environment and a minor in Urban Planning. Clara is currently completing her law degree at the University of San Francisco. Clara Murphy is an experienced English teacher, with a Master of Education Secondary Education (English) from University of Missouri St. Louis. Working with the Teach for America program, she taught English at a public middle school in Kansas City, Missouri for two years and completed a teacher training program in Houston, Texas. Clara has deep knowledge of leveraging student relationships to increase learning and helping students learn to love reading. She brings a positive approach and sense of humor to her tutoring practice.
In her free time, Clara can be found walking on the beach and in the mountains with her miniature dachshund, Dash, baking sweets and savories, reading, and practicing yoga.