B.S., Human Biology and Society, UCLA; M.A., Secondary Education, LMU; CA Single Subject Teaching Credential: Biology
Current Teaching Assignments/Duties
Science Department Chair
Teacher: Biology, Biology Honors, AP Biology, Acting
Ms. Gorder was born and raised in Riverside, CA and attended Catholic school up until college. She graduated with a B. S. in Human Biology and Society and a Minor in Theatre from the University of California Los Angeles, as well as an M.A. in Secondary Education from Loyola Marymount University. She also holds a CA single subject credential in Biology.
As an educator, Ms. Gorder is passionate about making science accessible to all students, and especially enjoys inspiring young women to pursue the sciences. She is humbled by the opportunity to be able to teach in both the arts and the science departments at St. Mary's Academy.
In her spare time, she enjoys musical theatre, swimming and cheering on the UCLA Bruins.