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Agoglia, Kate

Learning Specialist

Agoglia, Kate

Learning Specialist

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

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

Cuthbertson, Cinda

U.S. Science

Cuthbertson, Cinda

U.S. Science

U.S. Science

Cuthbertson, Timothy

U.S. Science

Cuthbertson, Timothy

U.S. Science

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

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)

A.A. in Early Childhood Education from College of the Desert

Child Development Site Supervisor Permit from State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (Expected Spring 2018)

The Outdoor Classroom Project Certificate of Professional Development

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

Helvig, Bret

MUS French

Helvig, Bret

MUS French

Huerta, Mabel

MS Spanish, LS Global Studies

Huerta, Mabel

MS Spanish, LS Global Studies

Appointed 1999

BA in Education, Escuela Normal del Estado, México

Kelly, Noah

Third Grade Teacher

Kelly, Noah

Third Grade Teacher

Killeen, Drew

MUS Science, Co-Director of Summer Camp

Killeen, Drew

MUS Science, Co-Director of Summer Camp

Appointed 2016

BS in Secondary Education and Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Kisling, Alexandra

Fifth Grade, LS Language Arts Coordinator

Kisling, Alexandra

Fifth Grade, LS Language Arts Coordinator

Appointed 2016

BA in Elementary Education, Washington State University
MA in Special Education, Walden University

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