Nan Busse, BA, MFA
Educational Therapist and Interactive Metronome Provider


Nan got her certificate in Educational Therapy at Holy Names University in 1999 and worked as an educational therapist at the Raskob Learning institute before coming to Oakland RiteCare® Childhood Language Center in 2002. She enjoys working with children and youth of all ages, but especially pre-teens and teens, on language arts, math and science skills.


Nan is a certified provider of Fast ForWord, Interactive Metronome and The Listening Program.


Nan has a background in studio and theater arts, completing an MFA at UC Irvine in 1981. Nan continues her work as a performance artist dancing with several Bay Area choreographers and creating her own choreography.


Nan enjoys taking her therapy dogs to shut-ins and nursing home residents and she has a prodigious vegetable garden.

Speech-Language Therapist






Maureen Ridley

Board Chair


Cleveland Valrey

Board Member


Josh Oshima

Board Member