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Faculty & Staff

A Word

From Our Director

As a parent and educator, I believe that every child can succeed, but success looks different for every child. Parents and educators are there to guide each child on their individual journey to discover personal success, growing them in both their strengths and struggles along the way.

– Jeff Cadwallader

Our Teachers

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Jill Chavez

Kindergarten

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Christina Ungefug

Kindergarten

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Wendy Woodard

1st Grade

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Megan Zettle

1st Grade

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Kathy Hanson

2nd Grade

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Cory Houdyshell

2nd Grade

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Francisco Campoverde

3rd Grade

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Dalia Montiel

3rd Grade

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Marikin Ziegler

4th Grade

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Dena Vertrees

4th Grade

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Bethany Collins

5th Grade

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Kirk Nordby

5th Grade

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Monica Poudrier

6th Grade Math/Science

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Jordan Rossi

6th Grade ELA/Social Science

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Katie Bean

7th/8th Grade Math

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Constantino Delgado

7th/8th Grade Social Science

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Heather Robbins

7th/8th Grade ELA

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John Wilson

7th/8th Grade Science

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Sean Sommerville

Athletic Director

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Vince Walla

Recreation Teacher

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Joe Peckham

Technology

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Stacey Houdyshell

RSP Specialist

Our Support Staff

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Amy Baker

Program Consultant

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Carrie Fiel

Curriculum Director

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Amy Brabenec

MTSS Coordinator

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Yvette Soliven

Director of Support Services

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Leo Castillo

Safety & Facilities Coordinator

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Erin Colegrove

Administrative Assistant

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Leslie Almaguer

Administrative Assistant

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Edith Puga

Receptionist

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Maria Gutierrez

Receptionist

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Sandra Cordova

Support Teacher

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Priscilla Cota

Support Teacher

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Maria Cuara

Support Teacher

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Ashley Dritsas

Support Teacher

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Vanessa Espinoza

Support Teacher

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Cassi Flores

Support Teacher

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Devon Grey

Support Teacher

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Carina Munguia

Support Teacher

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Jamie Reamer

Support Teacher

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Aurora Ruiz

Support Teacher

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Taliyah Thomas

Support Teacher

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Madison Van Meter

Support Teacher

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Yolanda Goldammer

Food Services Coordinator

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Aaron Bailey

Campus Supervisor

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Mary Ann Weis

Food Server/Supervisor

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Eduardo Alvarez

Custodian/Bus Driver

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Adelina Ruiz

Custodian

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Sarai Trejo

Custodian

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Ricardo Puga

Custodian

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Claudia Renteria

School Psychologist

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Missy McFarlane

Speech Pathologist

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Katie Chappell

Assistant Speech Pathologist

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Shantal Gonzalez

Occupational Therapist

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Carl Raggio

Business Manager

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Bob Bourgault

Counselor

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Jim Fotinakes

Administrative Consultant