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Cochrum reflects on past teaching experiences

A few years ago, one of science teacher Lisa Cochrum’s students approached her in April with shocking news — he would be moving to Denver for the remainder of the school year. His father, Mike Nolan, the former coach of the San Francisco 49ers, had been hired by the Denver Broncos to become the team’s  new defensive coordinator. …Wanting to free herself from the constricted environment she felt during high school, Cochrum started to work in 1992 as a student teacher at an elementary school in San Leandro following her graduation from Westmont College in Santa Barbara. more