PVS Faculty

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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

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

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, Desirée

Drama Teacher

Clark, Desirée

Drama Teacher

Appointed January 2021

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

Coffey, Andrea

MUS English and History Teacher

Coffey, Andrea

MUS English and History Teacher

Appointed August 2020

Coffey, Steve

Interim Head of Upper School

Coffey, Steve

Interim Head of Upper School

Appointed January 2021

Deshpande, Susan

Third Grade, LS Science Coordinator

Deshpande, Susan

Third 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

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

Gasu, Angelica

Fifth Grade Teacher

Gasu, Angelica

Fifth Grade Teacher

Appointed November 2020

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

Kaiser, Brenda

Third Grade

Kaiser, Brenda

Third Grade

Appointed 2019

BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Houston

Kay, Paul

Music and Choir

Kay, Paul

Music and Choir

Appointed 2018

B.A. Music Education, Roosevelt University

Killeen, Drew

MUS Science, Study Skills

Killeen, Drew

MUS Science, Study Skills

Appointed 2016

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

Kisling, Grant

Director of Technology

Kisling, Grant

Director of Technology

Appointed 2016

BA in Business Administration with a minor in Spanish, Washington State University
MEd in Library and Information Technology, Valley City State College

Kroe, Timothy

K-12 Visual Arts

Kroe, Timothy

K-12 Visual Arts

Appointed 2017

BA in Archetypal Imagery, Antioch University

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