Faculty

AllAdministrationFacultyStaffBoard of Trustees

Bajaj, Sue

Fourth Grade, LS Math Coordinator

Bajaj, Sue

Fourth Grade, LS Math Coordinator

Appointed 1999

BA Psychology, Jesus and Mary College, New Delhi, India

Beach, Kaira

Interim Director of Preschool

Beach, Kaira

Interim Director of Preschool

Appointed 2016

BA in Interdisciplinary Studies (K-8) at Western Goveners University (exp. in 2019)

U.S. Marine Corps Child and Youth Standardized Training Program Certificate of Infant and Toddler Modules

Child Care Center Operations and Record Keeping certificate, State of California Community Care Licensing

Bernstein, Ana

MUS Mathematics and Science

Bernstein, Ana

MUS Mathematics and Science

Appointed 2017

BA English, University of San Diego

MA Curriculum and Instruction, University of San Diego

Brooks, Joshua

Head of Middle School, A.P. Psychology, Study Skills

Brooks, Joshua

Head of Middle School, A.P. Psychology, Study Skills

Appointed 2016

B.A. Psychology, Arizona State University

M.Ed. Counseling, University of Phoenix, Arizona

Doctorate, Clinical Psychology, California Southern University (exp. 2018)

Carr, Tonya

MUS English

Carr, Tonya

MUS English

Appointed 2008

BA English, Berry College
MA Journalism and Mass Communication, Grady College-University of Georgia
PhD Journalism and Mass Communication, Grady College-University of Georgia

Chaffins, Becky

Asst. Director of Preschool, Pre-K Lead Teacher (Coyotes)

Chaffins, Becky

Asst. Director of Preschool, Pre-K Lead Teacher (Coyotes)

Appointed 1998

Preschool Teacher Certificate, College of the Desert
Preschool Child Development Site Supervisor Certificate, College of the Desert

Clark, Jennifer ’92

Director of US Activities, MUS History, Yoga, No Bully Solution Coach, MUS Social Studies Curriculum Coordinator

Clark, Jennifer ’92

Director of US Activities, MUS History, Yoga, No Bully Solution Coach, MUS Social Studies Curriculum Coordinator

Appointed 2010

BA History, University of California, Santa Cruz
MA Social Studies Education, University of California, Santa Cruz
Masters certificate in Women's Studies, Northern Arizona University

Dean, Marsha

College Prep Language & Culture for International Students

Dean, Marsha

College Prep Language & Culture for International Students

Appointed 2015

Deshpande, Susan

First Grade, LS Science Coordinator, No Bully Solution Coach

Deshpande, Susan

First Grade, LS Science Coordinator, No Bully Solution Coach

Appointed 2004

BS Psychology, University of Victoria, British Columbia
BEd. Elementary Education, University of British Columbia

Ellis, Kristine

LS/MS/US Learning Specialist, MS Gymnastics

Ellis, Kristine

LS/MS/US Learning Specialist, MS Gymnastics

Appointed 2017

BS Physical Education, St. Cloud University

MEd Differentiated Learning, Concordia University

Farley, Susan

MUS Mathematics, Yearbook

Farley, Susan

MUS Mathematics, Yearbook

Appointed 1998

BA Liberal Studies, University of Pacific
MA Education, Chapman University

Frazier, Dawn

PS Lead Teacher (Quails)

Frazier, Dawn

PS Lead Teacher (Quails)

Appointed 2017

Lead Teacher Credential CA

AA in Early Childhood Development (exp. 2018)

Gahnz, Craig

LS/MS/US Music and Musical Theater

Gahnz, Craig

LS/MS/US Music and Musical Theater

Appointed 2016

BA in Music and Musical Theater, Luther College

Gaines, Walter

Director of Technology, MUS Robotics

Gaines, Walter

Director of Technology, MUS Robotics

Appointed 2016

B.A. International Affairs and German, University of Colorado, Boulder

M.S. Interdisciplinary Telecommunications, University of Colorado, Boulder

Garza, Domita

PS Lead Teacher (Hummingbirds)

Garza, Domita

PS Lead Teacher (Hummingbirds)

Appointed 2014

AA in Child Development (in progress), College of the Desert

Child Development Certificate, State of California

Gilmour, Alastair

LS/MS/US Physical Education

Gilmour, Alastair

LS/MS/US Physical Education

Appointed 1987

Certificate of Education, University of Nottingham, England

Griffin, Chris

US English

Griffin, Chris

US English

Appointed 2011

BA English, University of California, Berkeley
MA English, University of California, Berkeley

Heimberger, Barbara

College Prep Essay Instructor

Heimberger, Barbara

College Prep Essay Instructor

Appointed 2012

Hendrick, Melissa

Third Grade

Hendrick, Melissa

Third Grade

Appointed 2017

BA Economics, Roanoke College

Gifted and Talented endorsement, Utah Valley University

English as a Second Language endorsement, Brigham Young University

MA Teaching, Westminster College

 

Hewitt, Zac

Director of College Counseling, International Student Coordinator, SEED Co-Leader

Hewitt, Zac

Director of College Counseling, International Student Coordinator, SEED Co-Leader

Appointed 2016

B.A. in Liberal Arts, Sarah Lawrence College

M.S. in Child, Youth, and Family Studies, University of Nebraska, Lincoln (exp. 2019)

Huerta, Mabel

MS Spanish, LS Global Studies

Huerta, Mabel

MS Spanish, LS Global Studies

Appointed 1999

BA in Education, Escuela Normal del Estado, México

1 2 3