Lead Academy Driving Instructor

Teresa heads and assists in managing our North Bay service areas. A 10-plus year driving instructor veteran, Teresa has literally taught thousands of teens and adults students throughout the Bay Area. In addition, Teresa is a Bay Area native and grew up in San Mateo County where she still currently resides. Along with Carrie, Teresa is our resident expert in all things driver training. She has taught students with all various skill levels, ages, and obstacles. Highly skilled, patient and friendly as evident in her 40+ 5-Star Yelp reviews. Teresa is our most experienced instructor – providing top training and education as evident from her thousands of satisfied and licensed students.


RECENT REVIEWS for Lead Instructor Teresa
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5 out of 5 stars (based on 48 reviews)
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5.0 rating

I booked a lesson after a recommendation from a friend. Teresa was a really good instructor. I told her that in my thirty something years I had never driven till a month ago for about 8 hours. She told me that she would try her best. And she did. She explained me thoroughly how DMV would test me. She also instructed me how to plan my practice leading to my road test. I passed it the first time I took.
She’s really knowledgable about the test. If you follow her instructions step by step, you have a high chance to pass. More importantly she’s knowledgable about the local driving culture, which could really safe your life.
Last thing, she’s strict but fun! 🙂 1/30/2017

Yq. X (Mountain View)
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Teresa is great! She’s a patient, friendly, and informative instructor who makes the lessons fun, which definitely eased my nerves as a first time driver with barely any experience. I’ve only had two lessons so far, but I have learned a lot! In my first lesson I was surprised that I was capable of driving fairly decent on the road for the first time, thanks to Teresa’s help. I look forward to my future lessons with Bay Area Driving Academy. 11/14/2017

Joy Q. (Cupertino)

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