Donnett Flash has an M.A. in political science from UC Berkeley, and did coursework toward a Ph.D. in political science at Berkeley, as well - she was awarded an Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award for her work in that department. For UC Berkeley’s College Writing Programs, she teaches Reading & Composition courses and public speaking. For many years she taught writing and political science courses in African-American Studies and Political Science, also at UC Berkeley. In addition, she teaches at the City College of San Francisco and Laney College. Donnett particularly enjoys teaching CW N2 Writing the Bridge: From High School to the University.