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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

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

Director of Admissions

Education:
B.A., San Diego State University

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Marilyn

Office Manager

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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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Makena Archer

Director of Development

Education:
B.A., University of San Diego

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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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Ashley Tousignant

Director of Communications

Education:
B.A., Concordia University, Irvine, M.A., Point Loma Nazarene University

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Jesse Cunningham

Admissions & Development Associate

Education:
B.A., James Madison University, M.A., James Madison University

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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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Camilia Feghali

Bookkeeper

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Mark Grafia

Facilities Manager

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Sarah Bevier

Librarian and Kids' Club Supervisor

Education:
B.S., Grand Valley State University, M.L.I.S., Old Dominion University

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Classroom Teachers

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Jenny Dunne

Prekindergarten Assistant

Education:
B.S., Springfield College

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Emily LaFramboise

Fifth Grade Teacher

Education:
B.A., University of Washington, M.A., University of Washington, Washington Teaching Credential

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Abby Swan

Second Grade Teacher

Education:
B.A. Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, San Diego State University, M.A. Elementary Education, California Teaching Credential

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Alison Lo

Second Grade Teacher

Education:
B.A. University of Washington, M.A.T. University of Washington, Washington Teaching Credential

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Madison Chivers

Second Grade Teacher

Education:
B.S. Early Childhood Education, Kennesaw State University, M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, Georgia Southern University

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Alexis Hagman

Toddler Assistant

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

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Billy Assaf

Middle School Humanities Teacher

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Anna Cychowski-Hagan

Middle School Math & Science Teacher

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

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Sam Stelma

First Grade Teacher

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

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Sophie Edwards The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Sophie Edwards

Fourth Grade Teacher

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

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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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Randee Lynch The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Randee Lynch

Prekindergarten Teacher

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

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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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Samantha Izaguirre-Gomez

Toddler Teacher

Education:
B.S., National University

Diana Quincannon The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Diana Quincannon

Middle School Math & Science Teacher

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

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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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David Lyons The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

David Lyons

Middle School Humanities Teacher

Education:
B.S., Plymouth State University

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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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Vanessa Smith

Fourth Grade Teacher

Education:
B.S., Florida International University, M.Ed., Florida Atlantic 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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Crista Vitalis-Charles

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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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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Itzel Durazo

Preschool Teacher

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

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Specialty Teachers

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Carrie Difini

Art Teacher

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

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Lauren Karkenny

Early Childhood/Elementary Music Teacher

Education:
B.A. Music, Pennsylvania State University

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Jon Russo

Director of Technology and Middle School Music Teacher

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

Elementary/Middle School Physical Education and Athletics Teacher

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

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Viri Priest

Elementary Spanish Teacher

Education:
B.S., San Diego State University

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Sarah Heras

5th - 8th Grade Spanish Teacher

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

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Margaret Reutter The Children's School Faculty & Staff Photo

Margaret Reutter

Middle School Elective Teacher and Instructional Aid

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Julie Murray

Elementary Science Teacher

Education:
B.S. Virginia Commonwealth University , California & Florida Teaching Credential

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Zoe Lindsay-Kolari

Early Childhood Art & Music Teacher

Education:
B.A. York University, Certified Coach NLP. TLT. CHt.

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