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Board of Directors

Iva Crookston

Iva Crookston


Iva Crookston, M.A.

Chairman of the Board




Linda J. Tang Linda Janourova-Tang, Esq.


Linda Janourova-Tang has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Czech School of California since 2013, and currently assists the Czech Honorary Consul General in San Francisco as a Consular Attache.  Prior to joining the Czech School, Linda worked as a policy analyst for the City of San Francisco Human Rights Commission and as a law clerk for the Mayor’s Office of Public Policy and Finance.  Prior to her work for the City, Linda worked as a litigation associate at Cooley Godward Kronish.  Linda is the proud mother of two young half-Czech children.

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Petra Fibrichova


Mgr. Petra Fibrichova


I have been teaching Czech in the Czech School of California since February 2013. Teaching and studying languages is my passion. I have a Master’s degree in Czech Literature and Language and Translation Czech-German from the Faculty of Arts of the Charles University in Prague. I taught German and Czech for foreigners in several language schools in Prague and also worked as a translator before I came to the USA in 2004. After coming to the USA, I worked in the Administrative office of UC Berkeley Extension and also as a Placement Director in AuPairCare.

After the birth of my two children, Sara and Adam, I became interested in yoga and worked toward getting a Yoga Teacher’s Certificate that would enable me to teach yoga to children and adults. I currently teach yoga in a preschool in Oakland and also give private yoga classes. I am also working towards becoming a certified Yoga Therapist.