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Anders, Deanne

Upper School Administrative Assistant

Anders, Deanne

Upper School Administrative Assistant

Appointed 2020

Anguiano, Jeanne

Lower School Administrative Assistant

Anguiano, Jeanne

Lower School Administrative Assistant

Appointed 2020

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

Barbosa, Ivan

Director of Maintenance

Barbosa, Ivan

Director of Maintenance

Appointed 2009

Beach, Kaira

Head of Preschool

Beach, Kaira

Head 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

Certificate

Bernstein, Ana

MUS Mathematics, MUS Mathematics Curriculum Coordinator

Bernstein, Ana

MUS Mathematics, MUS Mathematics Curriculum Coordinator

Appointed 2017

BA English, University of San Diego

MA Curriculum and Instruction, University of San Diego

Carter, Julie

MUS French

Carter, Julie

MUS French

Appointed 2017

BA in Modern Languages from McGill University, Montreal, CAN

Castellano, Tais

MUS Science

Castellano, Tais

MUS Science

Appointed 2019

BS in Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution - University of California, San Diego

AA in Biological Sciences - San Diego Mesa College

Tapia, Esteban

Maintenance Crew

Tapia, Esteban

Maintenance Crew

Appointed 2018

Chaffins, Becky

Asst. Director of Preschool, PS Lead Teacher (Coyotes)

Chaffins, Becky

Asst. Director of Preschool, PS Lead Teacher (Coyotes)

Appointed 1998

A.A. Early Childhood Education, College of the Desert
Preschool Child Development Site Supervisor Certificate, College of the Desert

Clark, Jennifer ’92

Director of US Activities, MUS Social Studies, MUS Social Studies Curriculum Coordinator, SEED Co-Leader

Clark, Jennifer ’92

Director of US Activities, MUS Social Studies, MUS Social Studies Curriculum Coordinator, SEED Co-Leader

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

Dempsey, Bobby

Dempsey, Bobby

International Student Coordinator

Dempsey, Bobby

Dempsey, Bobby

International Student Coordinator

Deshpande, Susan

3rd Grade, LS Science Coordinator

Deshpande, Susan

3rd Grade, LS Science Coordinator

Appointed 2004

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

Ferreira, Michelle

PS Team Teacher (Quails)

Ferreira, Michelle

PS Team Teacher (Quails)

Appointed 2019

Fisher, Francene

Head of Lower School

Fisher, Francene

Head of Lower School

Appointed 1996

BA Political Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles
MA Reading and Language Arts Education, California State University, San Bernardino

Garza, Domita

PS Team Teacher (Quails)

Garza, Domita

PS Team Teacher (Quails)

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

Griffin, Chris

US English

Griffin, Chris

US English

Appointed 2011

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

Huerta, Mabel

MS Spanish, LS Global Studies

Huerta, Mabel

MS Spanish, LS Global Studies

Appointed 1999

BA in Education, Escuela Normal del Estado, México

Jeronimo, Benito

Maintenance Crew

Jeronimo, Benito

Maintenance Crew

Appointed 2001

Jeronimo, Jeff

Maintenance Crew

Jeronimo, Jeff

Maintenance Crew

Appointed 2010

Jimenez, Sarai

Lead Administrative Assistant (MS and Administration)

Jimenez, Sarai

Lead Administrative Assistant (MS and Administration)

Appointed 2018

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