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Helen Ostrander

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Helen Ostrander

Advisor

Phone: 408-855-5085
Email: helen.ostrander@missioncollege.edu
Office Location: CC-240
Department: DSPS

Education

  • Master of Arts in Education, Special Education
    • San Jose State University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences, Emphasis on Early Childhood Special Education
    • San Jose State University
  • Associate of Arts in Business
    • West Valley College
  • Certificate - Assistive Technology Applications
    • Califfornia State University, Northridge

Bio

Helen is currently Faculty Emeritus, retired from Mission College in 2011 as Coordinator of the Disability Instructional Support Center, Lab Faculty Specialist. She returned to complete her college education after her children were grown.  Helen is a native of Santa Clara, third generation.  She is very blessed with 12 grandchildren.


Fast Fact

Her mother was the first policewoman in Santa Clara City and her grandfather a Santa Clara Councilman in 1927.


Favorite Quote

"Never give up."