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List of 128 members.

  • Photo of Carmen Anderson

    Dr. Carmen Anderson 

    School Counselor
    x334
    Pepperdine University - Psy.D Clinical Psychology
    Santa Clara University - B.S. Psychology
  • Photo of Maureen Baca

    Maureen Baca 

    Director of Human Resources
    x311
    Marymount Palos Verdes - A.A. Sociology
  • Photo of Franky Banda

    Franky Banda 

    School Custodian
  • Photo of Cody Barrett

    Cody Barrett 

    Technology Integration Specialist / Design Department Chair
    x417
    California State University Fullerton - M.S. Educational Technology
    California State University Fullerton - B.A. Liberal Studies
  • Photo of Flavia Berni

    Flavia Berni 

    Instructional Assistant, Lower School
    Istituto Profefesionale di Stato Pietro Giordani, Parma, Italy - B. A.
  • Photo of Carole Blake

    Carole Blake 

    Advancement Assistant
    x305
    California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo - B.S. Consumer Studies
  • Photo of Bradley Blunt

    Bradley Blunt 

    Campus Security Officer
    x304
  • Photo of Vida Bonakdar

    Vida Bonakdar 

    Accounts Payable / Payroll Manager
    x322
    Pars University Tehran, Iran - B.A. Literature
  • Photo of Blair Boone

    Blair Boone 

    Instructional Assistant, Lower School
    Chapman University - M.A. Teaching
    Santa Clara University - B.A. Communication
  • Photo of Christina Bowman

    Christina Bowman 

    Grade 5 Teacher
    x117
    Concordia University - M.A. Curriculum and Instruction
    California State University, Long Beach - B.A. Liberal Studies
  • Photo of Amalia Boyd

    Amalia Boyd 

    Instructional Assistant, Early Education
  • Photo of Kirsten Brown

    Kirsten Brown 

    Grade 4 Teacher
    x118
    California State University, Fullerton - M.Ed., Curriculum Development and Instruction
    California State University, Fullerton - B.S. Child Development
  • Photo of Suzanne Bucaro

    Suzanne Bucaro 

    Middle School Mathematics Teacher
    x213
    Pepperdine Unversity - M.A. Clinical Psychology
    University of California, Irvine - B.A. Cognitive Psychology
  • Photo of Lynda Burchill

    Lynda Burchill 

    Grade 3 Lead Teacher
    x110
    Education and Art University of London - B.A. Education
  • Photo of Terry Burke

    Terry Burke 

    Campus Supervisor
    University of California, San Diego - B.A. History
  • Photo of Virtue Byrd

    Virtue Byrd 

    Director of Communications
    x345
    Dickinson College - B.A. English and Art History
  • Photo of Marco Camargo

    Marco Camargo 

    Middle School Individuals and Societies Teacher / Grade 6 Co-Lead Teacher
    x206
    Santa Clara University - M.A. Interdisciplinary Education
    Santa Clara University - B.A. Communications
  • Photo of Jorge Carrizosa

    Jorge Carrizosa 

    Physical Science & Physical Health Department Chair
    x137
    Concordia University - M.A. Coaching and Athletic Administration
    National University - M.S. Special Education
    California State University, Fullerton - B.A. Kinesiology
  • Photo of Ellie Castaneda

    Ellie Castaneda 

    Instructional Assistant, EEP
  • Photo of Dan CdeBaca

    Dan CdeBaca 

    Infrastructure Engineer
    x335
    Chadron State College, Nebraska - B.A. Business Administration/Business Information Systems
  • Photo of Kevin Chan

    Kevin Chan 

    Grade 5 Teacher
    x113
    Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven - M.A. Education
    Rutgers University, New Brunswick - B.A. Education
  • Photo of Olivia Chang

    Olivia Chang 

    Language Acquisition Teacher, Mandarin Chinese / Grade 8 Co-Lead Teacher
    x215
    Pepperdine University - M.A. Education
    University of California, San Diego - B.A. History and Psychology
  • Photo of Mark Chapman

    Pastor Mark Chapman 

    School Chaplain
    x321
    Fuller Theological Seminary - M.A. Theology
    Biola University - B.S. Organizational Leadership
  • Photo of Jaime Chou

    Jaime Chou 

    Junior Kindergarten Teacher
    x414
    Fontbonne University - B.S. Early Childhood Education
  • Photo of Jim Cox

    Jim Cox 

    Director of Operations and Extension Programs
    x312
    National University - M.A. Cross-Cultural Teaching
    University of Oregon - B.A. English
  • Photo of Marley Dappen

    Marley Dappen 

    Campus Supervisor
    x341
  • Photo of Keri Del Conte

    Keri Del Conte 

    Grade 3 Lead Teacher
    x105
    Pepperdine University - M.A. Education
    California State University, Northridge - B.A. Theater Arts
  • Photo of Lisa Dennis

    Lisa Dennis 

    Middle School Visual Arts Teacher
    x133
    University of San Diego - B.A. Art
  • Photo of Timothy Dennis

    Timothy Dennis 

    Physical Education Teacher
    x136
    University of Nebraska at Omaha - M.A. Physical Education
    Whitworth College - B.A. Physical Education
  • Photo of Maria Diaz

    Maria Diaz 

    Middle School Design Teacher
    x219
    Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - B.A. Industrial Design
  • Photo of Jeremy Donahue

    Jeremy Donahue 

    Campus Supervisor
    x341
    Saddleback College - A.S. Early Childhood Education
  • Photo of Kendall Dowd

    Kendall Dowd 

    Middle School Individuals & Societies Teacher
    x114
    Washington State University - B.A. History and Philosophy
  • Photo of Christine Downie

    Christine Downie 

    Director of Development
    x324
    California State University, Long Beach - B.S. Business Administration
  • Photo of Kerstin Dracolakis

    Kerstin Dracolakis 

    Administrative Assistant, Lower and Middle Schools
    x301
  • Photo of Jessica Dunlap

    Jessica Dunlap 

    Instructional Assistant, Lower School
    Utah Valley University - B.S. Behavioral Science
  • Photo of Christie DuVall

    Christie DuVall 

    Admission Manager
    x318
    Cal State University, Long Beach - M.A. Museum Studies
    Cal State University, Fullerton - B.A. Anthropology
  • Photo of Rebecca Emes

    Rebecca Emes 

    Language Acquisition Teacher, Spanish
    x418
    University of California, Los Angeles - B.A. Anthropology
  • Photo of Jennifer Engleman

    Jennifer Engleman 

    Social Media Coordinator
    x347
    Azusa Pacific University - B.S. Marketing
  • Photo of Dalilah Farrish

    Dalilah Farrish 

    Instructional Assistant, Early Education
  • Photo of Rose Flores

    Rose Flores 

    Instructional Assistant, Early Education
    University of Phoenix - B.S. Human Services
  • Photo of Kelsey Flynn

    Kelsey Flynn 

    Instructional Assistant, EEP Education
    University of Colorado - B.A. Communication
  • Photo of Lucy Foerster

    Lucy Foerster 

    Language Acquisition Teacher, Grades K-3 Spanish
    x418
  • Photo of Ludivine Forte

    Ludivine Forte 

    Language Acquisition Department Chair / Language Acquisition Teacher, French
    x210
    Cal State Fullerton - B.A. French
    Lycee de Chantilly, France - Baccalaureat
  • Photo of Peggy Fowler

    Peggy Fowler 

    Middle School Language and Literature Teacher
    x216
    San Diego State University - B.A. English
  • Photo of Vince Fragasso

    Vince Fragasso 

    Individuals & Societies Department Chair / Grade 7 Lead Teacher
    x212
    University of California, Santa Barbara - M.A. History/Education
    University of California, Santa Barbara - B.A. History
  • Photo of Melissa Friedl

    Melissa Friedl 

    Instructional Assistant, Lower School
    University of California, Riverside - B.A. Liberal Studies
  • Photo of Glen Galarpe

    Glen Galarpe 

    Director of Technology & Innovation
    x307
    Pepperdine University - M.A. Educational Technology
    Loyola Marymount University - B.A. Political Science
  • Photo of Maren Galarpe

    Maren Galarpe 

    Director of the Arts / Arts Department Chair
    x202
    University of Hawaii-Manoa - M.A. Theatre and Dance Education
    Emerson College - B.F.A. Theatre Studies
  • Photo of Heidi Galloway

    Heidi Galloway 

    Middle School Language and Literature Teacher
    x208
    Middlebury College, Paris - M.A. French
    Michigan State University - B.A. French
  • Photo of Lisa Garceau

    Lisa Garceau 

    Preschool Co-Lead Teacher
    x402
    California State University, Long Beach - B.A. Home Economics
  • Photo of Ashley Gilhooley

    Ashley Gilhooley 

    Grade 2 Teacher
    x102
    California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo - B.S. Liberal Studies
  • Photo of Brandi Gower

    Brandi Gower 

    Grade 2 Lead Teacher
    x104
    University of California, Irvine - M.A. Elementary and Secondary Education
    California State University, East Bay - B.A. Liberal Studies
  • Photo of Marna Graham

    Marna Graham 

    Student Services Coordinator / Enrichment Program Coordinator
    x320
    California State University, Fullerton - B.A. Communications
  • Photo of Kari Greenfield

    Kari Greenfield 

    Technology Integration Specialist
    x219
    Hamline University - M.A. Teaching
    International Academy of Design and Technology - B.A. Fashion Design
  • Photo of Martha Guerra

    Martha Guerra 

    School Custodian
    949-448-9027
  • Photo of Martin Guisar

    Martin Guisar 

    Director of Facilities
    x344
    Orange Coast College - A.A. Construction Technology
  • Photo of Shelly Harmon

    Shelly Harmon 

    Head of Early Education
    x326
    California Commission on Teacher Credentialing - Site Supervisor Certificate
    Central Missouri State University - B.S. Business Administration
  • Photo of Brandi Hartigan

    Brandi Hartigan 

    Lower School Science Teacher
    x415
    California State University, Northridge - M.A. Education
    California State University, Northridge - B.A. Child and Human Development
  • Photo of Jeff Haworth

    Jeff Haworth 

    Chief Financial Officer
    x361
    Pepperdine University - M.B.A. Business Administration
    Oklahoma Christian University - B.S. Finance
  • Photo of Melanie Higgins

    Melanie Higgins 

    Early Preschool Teacher
    x403
    San Diego State University - B.A. Child and Family Development
  • Photo of Amy Hoffman

    Amy Hoffman 

    Grade 5 Lead Teacher
    x115
    San Diego State University - B.A. Liberal Studies
  • Photo of Madlen Hulme

    Madlen Hulme 

    Language & Literature Department Chair
    x214
    University of California, Irvine - M.A. Teaching
    University of San Diego - B.A. English
  • Photo of Kellie Jelic

    Kellie Jelic 

    Grade 4 Lead Teacher
    x116
    Chapman University - B.A. Liberal Studies
  • Photo of Kamaljeet Jessel

    Kamaljeet Jessel 

    Instructional Assistant, Lower School
    University of Glamorgan, U.K. - B.A. Biotechnology
  • Photo of Fernando Jimenez

    Fernando Jimenez 

    School Custodian
  • Photo of Karen Johnson

    Karen Johnson 

    Outdoor Curriculum Teacher, Lower School
    University of Wisconsin-Madison - B.S. in Special Education
  • Photo of Roxanne Kane

    Roxanne Kane 

    Visual Arts Teacher
    x120
    Queens College of New York - B.A. Art Education
  • Photo of Daniel Kearney

    Daniel Kearney 

    Middle School Individuals and Societies Teacher / Intersession Coordinator
    x218
    University of Rhode Island - M.A. Secondary Education
    University of Rhode Island - M.A. History
    College of the Holy Cross - B.A. History
  • Photo of Jillian Kearney

    Jillian Kearney 

    Middle School Mathematics Teacher
    x207
    University of Rhode Island - M.A. Elementary Education
    University of Redlands - B.A. Liberal Studies
  • Photo of Claudia Kechejian

    Claudia Kechejian 

    Administrative Support to the Head of School
    x342
    California State University, Los Angeles - B.A. English
  • Photo of Erin Kelley

    Erin Kelley 

    Grade 3 Teacher
    Concordia University - B.A. Liberal Studies
  • Photo of Alex Kennedy

    Alex Kennedy 

    Middle School Mathematics Teacher / Grade 8 Co-Lead Teacher
    x217
    California State University, Fullerton - M.S. Educational Administration
    City University of Seattle - M.A. Teaching
    Indiana Wesleyan University - B.S. Communication
    Indiana Wesleyan University - B.S. Business Administration
  • Photo of Gina Khouri

    Gina Khouri 

    Instructional Assistant, Lower School
    The American University of Beirut - B.A. Elementary Education
  • Photo of Amy Knuff

    Amy Knuff 

    Early Preschool Lead Teacher
    x404
    University of Texas - B.A. Education
  • Photo of Emily Ko

    Emily Ko 

    Instructional Assistant, EEP
    x412
    California State University, Fullerton - B.S. Child and Adolescent Development
  • Photo of Kimberly Komrosky

    Kimberly Komrosky 

    Grade 1 Teacher
    x101
    California State University, Fullerton - B.S. Child Development
  • Photo of Jan Ledesma

    Jan Ledesma 

    Campus Security Officer
    x304
    California State University, Long Beach - B.S. Criminal Law
  • Photo of Walt Linaweaver

    Walt Linaweaver 

    Head of Middle School
    x314
    Chapman University - M.A. Education, Curriculum and Instruction
    University of Denver - B.A. Psychology
    California State Hayward - B.A. History
  • Photo of Lisa Liotta

    Lisa Liotta 

    Middle School Science Teacher
    x221
    San Diego State University - M.S. Chemistry
    S.U.N.Y. at Stony Brook - B.S. Biochemistry
  • Photo of Lauren Lowell

    Lauren Lowell 

    Instructional Assistant, Lower School
    Chapman University - M.A. Teaching
    University of Denver - B.A. Spanish
  • Photo of Sheri Lowry

    Sheri Lowry 

    Kindergarten Teacher
    x407
    California State Fullerton - B.A. Communications
  • Photo of Cathy Lundberg

    Cathy Lundberg 

    Instructional Assistant, Early Education
    Saddleback College - Early Childhood Education Certificate
  • Photo of Kimberly Mansfield

    Kimberly Mansfield 

    Preschool Co-Lead Teacher
    x411
    Saddleback College - A.A. Early Childhood Development
  • Photo of Melissa McCabe

    Melissa McCabe 

    School Nurse
    x317
    Mount St. Mary’s College - B.S. Nursing
  • Photo of Kristin McDaniel

    Kristin McDaniel 

    Grade 1 Teacher
    x108
    Whittier College - B.A. Child Development
  • Photo of Emily Michaelson

    Ms. Emily Michaelson 

    Instructional Assistant EEP
    California State University, Long Beach - B.A. Child Development and Family Studies
  • Photo of Amber Middleton

    Amber Middleton 

    Instructional Assistant EEP
  • Photo of David Miller

    David Miller 

    Performing Arts Teacher
    x201
    The New School M.F.A. Music, California Institute of the Arts - B.F.A. Jazz and Contemporary Music
  • Photo of Kirsten Miller

    Kirsten Miller 

    Campus Supervisor/IB Hub Assistant
    x224
  • Photo of Dustin Mittelsteadt

    Dustin Mittelsteadt 

    Director of Athletics
    x336
    Concordia University - M.A. Coaching and Athletic Administration
    Chaminade University - B.S. Elementary Education
  • Photo of Kimberly Moraitis

    Kimberly Moraitis 

    Junior Kindergarten Lead Teacher
    x413
    Biola University - B.A. Liberal Studies
  • Photo of Catherine Nguyen

    Catherine Nguyen 

    Kindergarten Lead Teacher
    x405
    California State University, Long Beach - B.A. Liberal Studies
  • Photo of Carolyn Ochs

    Carolyn Ochs 

    In-House Sub Coordinator / Admission Assessor
    x323
    Eastern Kentucky University - M.A. Reading
    Eastern Kentucky University - B.S. Elementary Education
  • Photo of Jorge Ortiz

    Jorge Ortiz 

    Custodian
  • Photo of Esther Park

    Esther Park 

    Early Preschool Teacher
    x401
    University of Utah - B.S. Human Development and Family Consumer Studies
  • Photo of Doug Patterson

    Doug Patterson 

    Head of Lower School
    x316
    National University - M.S. Instructional Leadership
    Westmont College - B.S. Kinesiology with a minor in History
  • Photo of Antonia Perez

    Antonia Perez 

    Custodial Supervisor
  • Photo of Antonio Perez

    Antonio Perez 

    Facilities Manager Assistant
  • Photo of Danell Puetz

    Danell Puetz 

    Admission Associate / Registrar
    x329
    Cerritos College - A.A. Business
  • Photo of Cyndi Quinn

    Cyndi Quinn 

    Instructional Assistant, Lower School
    California State Polytechnic University, Pomona - B.A. Theatre Arts
  • Photo of Nancy Qushair

    Nancy Qushair 

    Mathematics Department Chair / Director of Academic Prep
    x220
    California State University, Fullerton - B.A. Marketing
  • Photo of Katie Red

    Katie Red 

    Middle School Science Teacher
    x223
    Concordia University - M.A. Educational Administration
    Cal State Fullerton - B.A. Liberal Studies
  • Photo of Nicole Riscica

    Ms. Nicole Riscica 

    Physical Science Teacher/Physical Education and Health Teacher
    x138
    M.S. Ed. Physical Education Curriculum and Instruction
    State University of New York - B.A. Physical Education
  • Photo of Cynthia Sanchez

    Cynthia Sanchez 

    Early Education Program Coordinator
    x327
    California Commission on Teacher Credentialing - Master Teacher Permit
    A.A. in Early Education Child Development
  • Photo of Katie Sandford

    Katie Sandford 

    Instructional Assistant, Lower School
    California State University, Fullerton - B.A. Liberal Studies
  • Photo of Kristen Scott

    Kristen Scott 

    Grade 2 Teacher
    x106
    San Diego State University - B.A. Liberal Studies
  • Photo of Brianna Shults

    Brianna Shults 

    Instructional Assistant, EEP
    California State University, Fullerton - B.S. in Child and Adolescent Development
  • Photo of Patricia Siegman

    Mrs. Patricia Siegman 

    Spanish Teacher
    x205
  • Photo of Cathy Smith

    Cathy Smith 

    Kindergarten Teacher
    x406
    Willamette University - B.A. Political Science
  • Photo of Angel Sotelo

    Angel Sotelo 

    School Custodian
  • Photo of Sherri Sprague

    Sherri Sprague 

    Instructional Assistant, Lower School
    San Diego State University - B.A. Public Administration
  • Photo of Lauren Sterner

    Lauren Sterner 

    Primary Years Programme (PYP) Coordinator
    x343
    Concordia University - B.A. Liberal Studies
  • Photo of Carol Stipes

    Carol Stipes 

    Front Office Receptionist
    x300
  • Photo of Debbie Sweet

    Debbie Sweet 

    Instructional Assistant, EEP
    San Diego State University - B.A. Communications
  • Photo of Sharon Taylor

    Sharon Taylor 

    Head of School
    x342
    Concordia University - M.A. Administrative Leadership
    California State University, Northridge - B.A. Liberal Studies
  • Photo of Arturo Valdez

    Arturo Valdez 

    Assistant Principal, Middle School / Language Acquisition Teacher, Spanish
    x313
    University of California, Irvine - B.A. Spanish
  • Photo of Anne Marie Valum

    Anne Marie Valum 

    Admission Associate
    x319
    University of La Verne - B.A. Business Administration
  • Photo of Juli Van Eizenga

    Juli Van Eizenga 

    Performing Arts Teacher
    x416
    Boston University - M.A. Music Education
    University of Southern California - B.M.
  • Photo of Leila Volkmann

    Leila Volkmann 

    Sciences Department Chair
    x222
    Federal University of Brazil - B.A. Foreign Language
    Federal University of Brazil - B.S. Biology
  • Photo of Quynh Vu

    Quynh Vu 

    Instructional Assistant, Lower School
    Santa Clara University - M.A. Educational Administration
    University of California, Santa Barbara - B.A. Asian-American Studies
  • Photo of Leslie Wallace

    Leslie Wallace 

    Junior Kindergarten Teacher
    x412
    California State University, Chico - B.A. Child Development
  • Photo of Linda Wesley

    Linda Wesley 

    Instructional Assistant, Lower School
    California State University, Fullerton - B.A. English
  • Photo of Heather Wilkins

    Heather Wilkins 

    Interim Director of Marketing & Communications
    x345
    University of California, Los Angeles - B.A. English Literature
  • Photo of Jocelyn Williams

    Jocelyn Williams 

    Middle Years Programme (MYP) Coordinator
    x332
    California State University, Fullerton - M.S. Education
    California State University, Fullerton - B.S. Child and Adolescent Development
  • Photo of Lindsay Winn

    Lindsay Winn 

    Parent Engagement and Event Manager
    x328
    Chapman University - B.A. Communications
  • Photo of Anne Yeargin

    Anne Yeargin 

    Grade 1 Lead Teacher
    x103
    University of California, Riverside - M.A. Education
    University of California, Irvine - B.A. Art History
  • Photo of Mimi Yogaratnam

    Mimi Yogaratnam 

    Director of Information Services
    x230
    San Jose State University - M.S. Library Information Systems
    University of California, San Diego - B.S. Biology, Minor Music
  • Photo of Carrie Zulanas

    Carrie Zulanas 

    Dean of Academics
    x331
    Vanderbilt University - M.Ed. Curriculum and Instructional Leadership
    Indiana University - B.S. English Education