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Our Leadership

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John Fowler

Head of School

Education:
B.S., California State University, Hayward, M.A. Education Administration, Columbia University

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Jesse Brand The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Jesse Brand

Assistant Head of School

Education:
B.S., University of California, San Diego, M.Ed. Education Leadership, George Mason University

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Rachel Ridgeway The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Rachel Ridgeway

Director of Admissions

Education:
B.A., San Diego State University

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Jacquee Novak The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Jacquee Novak

Director of Summer Programs & Enrichment

Education:
B.S., University of California, Santa Cruz, M.S.Ed., Fordham University

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Marilyn The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Marilyn

Office Manager

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Makena Archer The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Makena Archer

Director of Development

Education:
B.A., University of San Diego

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Denise Nasrawi The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Denise Nasrawi

Director of Early Childhood Programs and Preschool Teacher

Education:
B.A., Pacific Oaks College, California Early Childhood Mentor Teacher, California Master Teacher/Site Supervisory Credential

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Tim Kastelic

Director of Finance

Education:
B.S., Bowling Green State University, M.B.A., Walsh University

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Paris Ménier The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Paris Ménier

Marketing and Communications Specialist/Development Associate

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Staff

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Lorna Diamond

Director of The Dance Academy

Education:
Royal Academy of Dancing, Cape Performing Arts Board, Danza Lorca Spanish Dance Company

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Mark Grafia The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Mark Grafia

Facilities Manager

Margaret Reutter The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Margaret Reutter

Director of Activities, Kid's Club

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Camilia Feghali The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Camilia Feghali

Bookkeeper

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Classroom Teachers

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Keri Brigham Corn

First Grade Teacher

Education:
B.A., Boston University, M.S.W., New York University

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Sarah Richen The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Sarah Richen

Prekindergarten Teacher

Education:
B.S., Christian Heritage College, M.Ed., National University

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Diana Quincannon The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Diana Quincannon

NMY Math & Science Teacher

Education:
B.S., Ohio University, M.A., San Diego State University, California Teaching Credential

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Sarah Heras The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Sarah Heras

5th - 8th Grade Spanish Teacher

Education:
B.A., San Diego State University, M.A., San Diego State University

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Samantha Izaguirre-Gomez The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Samantha Izaguirre-Gomez

Toddler Teacher

Education:
B.S., National University

Viri Priest The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Viri Priest

Preschool Assistant

Education:
B.S., San Diego State University

Valerie Simpson The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Valerie Simpson

PreKindergarten Assistant

Education:
B.A., California State University, San Bernardino

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Shelly Vitalis The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Shelly Vitalis

Preschool Teacher

Education:
A.A., Ashford University, CA Master Teacher/Site Supervisory Credential

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Itzel Durazo The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Itzel Durazo

Preschool Teacher

Education:
B.A., Colegio Ensenada Tijuana, Mexico

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Denise Nasrawi The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Denise Nasrawi

Director of Early Childhood Programs and Preschool Teacher

Education:
B.A., Pacific Oaks College, California Early Childhood Mentor Teacher, CA Master Teacher/Site Supervisory Credential

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Theresa Gemelli The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Theresa Gemelli

Kindergarten Teacher

Education:
B.A., San Diego State University, California Teaching Credential

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Jennifer Shaffer The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Jennifer Shaffer

Prekindergarten Teacher

Education:
B.A., Bucknell University, New Jersey Teaching Credential

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Crista Vitalis-Charles The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Crista Vitalis-Charles

Kindergarten Teacher

Education:
B.A., San Diego State University, California Teaching Credential

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Rebecca Lindsay The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Rebecca Lindsay

Third Grade Teacher

Education:
B.A., York University, 20+ Years Independent School Teaching Experience

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Vanessa Smith The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Vanessa Smith

Fourth Grade Teacher

Education:
B.S., Florida International University, M.Ed., Florida Atlantic University, California Teaching Credential

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Rose Peters The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Rose Peters

Fifth Grade Teacher

Education:
B.A., University of California, Davis, M.A., Dominican University of California, California Teaching Credential

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David Lyons The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

David Lyons

NMY Humanities Teacher

Education:
B.S., Plymouth State University

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Sophie Edwards The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Sophie Edwards

Second Grade Teacher

Education:
B.A. in Liberal Studies from Sonoma State University, Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from Sonoma State University

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Sam Levine The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Sam Levine

First Grade Teacher

Education:
B.S., Northeastern University, Elementary 1-6 Massachusetts Teaching Credential

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Loren Koszowski The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Loren Koszowski

Elementary Science Teacher

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Mélida McGuire The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Mélida McGuire

Elementary Spanish Teacher

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Brandon McLaughlin The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Brandon McLaughlin

NMY Math & Science Teacher

Education:
B.S., Psychology, York College of Pennsylvania, M.S., Biology, Temple University

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Anna Cychowski-Hagan The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Anna Cychowski-Hagan

NMY Math & Science Teacher

Education:
B.A., Truman State University, M.A., University of Missouri St. Louis

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Billy Assaf The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Billy Assaf

NMY Humanities Teacher

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Alexis Hagman The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Alexis Hagman

Toddler Assistant

Education:
B.S., Psychology & Child Development Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, M.S., Child Development SDSU

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Eileen Neapole The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Eileen Neapole

Second Grade Teacher

Education:
B.A., University of British Columbia

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Randee Lynch The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Randee Lynch

Preschool Assistant

Education:
A.S., San Diego Mesa College, California Teaching Credential

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Andrea Anderson The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Andrea Anderson

Third Grade Teacher

Education:
BA California University Long Beach, National University Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, Special Education Teaching Credential

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Specialty Teachers

Sarah Heras The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Sarah Heras

5th - 8th Grade Spanish Teacher

Education:
B.A., San Diego State University, M.A., San Diego State University

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Carrie Difini The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Carrie Difini

Art Teacher

Education:
B.A., San Diego State University, California Teaching Credential

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Lauren Karkenny The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Lauren Karkenny

Early Childhood/Elementary Music Teacher

Education:
B.A. Music, Pennsylvania State University

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Mélida McGuire The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Mélida McGuire

Elementary Spanish Teacher

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Jon Russo The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Jon Russo

Director of Technology, NMY Music

Education:
B.A., University of California, San Diego

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Vy Crowe The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Vy Crowe

Early Childhood/Elementary Physical Education Teacher

Education:
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, M.Ed., National University, California Teaching Credential

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Todd Billings The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Todd Billings

Elementary/NMY Physical Education & Athletics Teacher

Education:
B.A., San Diego State University, M.A., San Diego State University

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