Hayley Oka was born and raised in Palm Harbor, Florida. She graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exceptional Student Education. She has a passion for building confidence in children and helping them learn how to self-advocate. After graduating, she taught in Pasco County Schools and then in the Diocese of St. Petersburg. She is currently our hospital school teacher for dialysis, the cardiovascular intensive care unit (CVICU), pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) and the infusion center.