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List of 134 members.

  • Dr. Carmen Anderson 

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

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

    School Custodian
  • 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
  • Flavia Berni 

    Instructional Assistant, Lower School
    Istituto Profefesionale di Stato Pietro Giordani, Parma, Italy - B. A.
  • Chef Brian Black 

    Executive Chef
    x122
  • Carole Blake 

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

    Campus Security Officer
    x304
  • Vida Bonakdar 

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

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

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

    Instructional Assistant, Early Education
  • Kirsten Brown 

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

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

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

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

    Director of Communications
    x345
    Dickinson College - B.A. English and Art History
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ellie Castaneda 

    Instructional Assistant, EEP
  • Dan CdeBaca 

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Campus Supervisor
    x341
  • Keri Del Conte 

    Grade 1 Teacher
    x105
    Pepperdine University - M.A. Education
    California State University, Northridge - B.A. Theater Arts
  • Lisa Dennis 

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

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

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

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

    Grade 4 Teacher
    x114
    Washington State University - B.A. History and Philosophy
  • Christine Downie 

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

    Administrative Assistant, Lower and Middle Schools
    x301
  • Jessica Dunlap 

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

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

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

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

    Instructional Assistant, Early Education
  • Rose Flores 

    Instructional Assistant, Early Education
    University of Phoenix - B.S. Human Services
  • Lucy Foerster 

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

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

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

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

    Instructional Assistant, Lower School
    University of California, Riverside - B.A. Liberal Studies
  • Brittany Fujiyama 

    Instructional Assistant, Early Education
    Saddleback College - A.S. Human Services
  • Glen Galarpe 

    Director of Technology & Innovation
    x307
    Pepperdine University - M.A. Educational Technology
    Loyola Marymount University - B.A. Political Science
  • 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
  • Heidi Galloway 

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

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

    Grade 2 Teacher
    x102
    California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo - B.S. Liberal Studies
  • 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
  • Marna Graham 

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

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

    School Custodian
    949-448-9027
  • Martin Guisar 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    School Custodian
  • Karen Johnson 

    Outdoor Curriculum Coordinator, EEP
    University of Wisconsin-Madison - B.S. in Special Education
  • Roxanne Kane 

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

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

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

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

    Instructional Assistant, Lower School
    Concordia University - B.A. Liberal Studies
  • Alex Kennedy 

    Middle School Mathematics Teacher
    x217
    City University of Seattle - M.A. Teaching
    Indiana Wesleyan University - B.S. Communication
    Indiana Wesleyan University - B.S. Business Administration
  • Gina Khouri 

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

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

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

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

    Campus Security Officer
    x304
    California State University, Long Beach - B.S. Criminal Law
  • 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
  • Lisa Liotta 

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Grade 3 Teacher
    x108
    Whittier College - B.A. Child Development
  • Ms. Emily Michaelson 

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

    Instructional Assistant EEP
  • 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
  • Kirsten Miller 

    Campus Supervisor/IB Hub Assistant
    x224
  • Dustin Mittelsteadt 

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

    Junior Kindergarten Lead Teacher
    x413
    Biola University - B.A. Liberal Studies
  • Cinnamon Mundy 

    Instructional Assistant, Lower School
  • Catherine Nguyen 

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

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

    Custodian
  • Esther Park 

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

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

    Custodial Supervisor
  • Antonio Perez 

    Facilities Manager Assistant
  • Kristen Peters 

    Grade 3 Teacher
    x109
    University of Portland - M.A. Arts and Teaching
    University of Portland - B.A. Communication Studies
  • Danell Puetz 

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

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

    Mathematics Department Chair
    x220
    California State University, Fullerton - B.A. Marketing
  • Katie Red 

    Middle School Science Teacher
    x223
    Concordia University - M.A. Educational Administration
    Cal State Fullerton - B.A. Liberal Studies
  • Kathleen Riddle 

    Instructional Assistant, Lower School
    University of California, Berkeley - B.A. Environmental Earth Science
  • Nicole Riscica 

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

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

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

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

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

    Language Acquisition Teacher, Spanish
    x205
  • Cathy Smith 

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

    School Custodian
  • Sherri Sprague 

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

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

    Front Office Receptionist
    x300
  • Debbie Sweet 

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

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

    School Custodian
  • Arturo Valdez 

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

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

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

    Sciences Department Chair / Grade 7 Co-Lead Teacher
    x222
    Federal University of Brazil - B.A. Foreign Language
    Federal University of Brazil - B.S. Biology
  • Quynh Vu 

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

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

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

    Interim Director of Marketing & Communications
    x345
    University of California, Los Angeles - B.A. English Literature
  • 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
  • Lindsay Winn 

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

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

    Director of Information Services
    x230
    San Jose State University - M.S. Library Information Systems
    University of California, San Diego - B.S. Biology
  • Greg Yosenick 

    Campus Supervisor
    The Ohio State University - B.A. Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Carrie Zulanas 

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