Hiroko Schierman is from the prefecture of Okayama, in southwestern part of mainland Japan. She attended college in Tokyo where she studied American Culture and received a license to teach English. After graduating from college, Hiroko moved to Arizona, where she completed a Master’s degree at Arizona State in theatre education. She specialized in applying drama to the academic subjects. While in Arizona, Hiroko met and married her husband. They lived in Maryland and Georgia before coming to Virginia. In addition to teaching for Speak!, Hiroko is a Japanese teacher for Albemarle County schools. Hiroko enjoys spending her free time with her husband and two children, a son and a daughter.
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