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Mr. Troy Moore

Head of School

Liberty University Lynchburg, B.S. with Teacher Licensure
University of North Carolina, Master of School Administration w/Principal Licensure
Appointed 2015

Mrs. Heather Harrison

Middle School Principal

Vanguard University
B.A. History/Political Science, Masters in Education
Appointed 2013

Mr. Keven Kroehler

Chief Operating Officer

South Dakota State University, B.S. with Teacher Licensure
Appointed 2017

Mrs. Brandy Sick

Interim Elementary Principal

University of Southern California
Master’s Degree in Curriculum & Instruction and Administrative Credential
Appointed 2018

Mrs. Sady Amend

4th Grade Teacher

University of Wyoming, B.A.
Appointed 2015

Mrs. Judith Bagby

Kindergarten Aide

AA Degree, Cypress College

 

Mrs. Lisa Bahadoor

Associate Development Manager

Vanguard University, B.A.
Appointed 2001 and 2018

Mr. Tim Bahadoor

Middle School Bible Teacher

Vanguard University, B.A.
National University, M.A.
Biola University, M.A.
Appointed 1997

Mrs. Samantha Brooks

K-3rd & 6th-8th Grade Girls PE Teacher, Assistant Athletic Director, and Co-Yearbook Adviser

Biola University, B.S.
Azusa Pacific, Masters in Physical Education
Appointed, 2015

Mrs. Jan Bryant

Middle School English Teacher

University of California Santa Barbara, B.A.
Appointed 2004

Mrs. Talene Campbell

3rd Grade Teacher

Vanguard University, B.A.
Appointed 2014

Mr. Chris Carpenter

8th Grade Science Teacher

University of Montana, B.A.
Walden University, M.Ed.
Appointed 2017

Mrs. Sue Celek

Community Connector

Wheaton College, B.A. Elementary Education
Appointed 1994

Ms. Kristen Chandler

Transitional Kindergarten Teacher

San Diego State University, B.A.
Appointed 2014

Mrs. Lisa Collier

7th Grade Language Arts

Vanguard University, B.A.
Vanguard University, M.A.Ed.
Appointed 2007

Mr. Eric Choi

Director of Network & Information Systems

 

 

Mrs. Ashlee Cowell

Admissions Director

Biola University, B.A. in Psychology
Appointed 2012

 

Mrs. Jennifer Crowell

Outdoor Director

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Southern Methodist University
Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, Southern Methodist University
Extended Studies, San Diego State University
CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Certified

 

Mrs. Chelsea Dogterom

Elementary Technology Coach

Vanguard University, B.A.
California Baptist University, M.A. Computer Applications
Appointed 2017

Mrs. Angela Drevlow

Elementary Dean

Concordia University Irvine, B.A.
Pepperdine University, M.A.Ed
Appointed 2016

Mr. Matt Fan

Middle School Mathematics Intervention Specialist

University of California Irvine, B.A. Sociology (Minor in Education)
Azusa Pacific University, Master of Arts
Appointed 2019

Mrs. Mindy Gatchell

Kindergarten Teacher

Oklahoma Baptist University, B.S.
Southwestern Seminary, M.Div.
Cal State University Fullerton, M.Ed.
Appointed 1995, 2002

Mrs. Sandra Gonzales

Elementary Spanish Teacher

Hope University at Fullerton, M.A. in Education
Appointed 2019

Mrs. Brandi Gibbs

Kindergarten Teacher

Concordia University Irvine, B.A.
Brandman University, M.A.Ed.
Appointed 2017

Ms. Amy Green

Middle School History Teacher

Cal State University Dominguez Hills, B.A.
Cal State University Dominguez Hills, M.A.
Appointed 2015

Mrs. Heather Hall

Kindergarten Aide

California State University Long Beach, BA
Pepperdine University, MA in Education

Mrs. Karly Hammans

TK Teacher

Point Loma Nazarene University, B.A.
Appointed 2014

Miss Kelly Han

First Grade Teacher

University of California Riverside, B.A.
Appointed 2018

Mr. John Hellriegel

Middle School Bible Teacher

California State University Chico, B.A.
National University, M.S.
Masters Degree in Apologetics, Biola
Appointed 1995

Mrs. Julie Hellriegel

Development/Alumni

University of California Irvine, B.A. Theatre Arts
Appointed 1998

Miss Abigail Jones

Fifth Grade Teacher

Boston College, B.A. in Elementary Education and Human Development
Appointed 2019

 

Mr. Brian Jones

Middle School History Teacher

Biola University, B.A.
National University, M. A.
Appointed 2002

TK Aide for Mrs. Hammans/Afternoon ASP Aide

Sarah Kim

TK Aide for Mrs. Hammans/Afternoon ASP Aide

Ms. Jennifer Kish

4th Grade Teacher

California Baptist University, B.A.
Biola University, M.A.Ed.
Appointed 2012

Mrs. Kristin Knecht

5th Grade Teacher

Chapman University, B.A.
Appointed 2012

Mrs. Morgan Knight

Seventh Grade Homeroom, Middle School Science Teacher

Azusa Pacific University, B.A.
Azusa Pacific University, M.A.
Appointed 2014

Miss Jamie Kruse

Mariners Institute of the Arts Director

Biola University, B.A. in Liberal Studies (Minor in Art and Theology)
Appointed 2019

Mrs. Bing Liu

Sixth Grade Homeroom, Middle School Science Teacher

University of California Berkeley, B.A.
Appointed 2004

Miss Hannah Loula

First Grade Teacher

Hope College Michigan, B.A.
Appointed 2015

Mr. Christopher Lucas

Band Teacher

Vanguard University, Bachelor in Music Education
Appointed 2016

Mr. Christian Lucas

Elementary General Music Teacher

Vanguard University, Bachelor of Music Education Degree
Orff Music Certification with San Diego AOSA
Appointed in 2019

Ms. Sara Lunsford

Middle School Theatre Director

Milikin University, Illinois: Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre
Appointed in 2016

Mrs. Lynda Lynch

Kindergarten Teacher

Cal State University Fullerton, B.A.
Brandman University, M.A.Ed.
Appointed 2007

Mrs. Nancy MacLeod

Art Aide

Appointed 2019

Mrs. Amanda Majkrzak

Fifth Grade Teacher

Upper Iowa University, B.A. in Elementary Education
Appointed 2019

Ms. Krissie Matus

Health Services Coordinator

Santa Barbara City College

Dr. Kristine McCarty

Elementary Student Support Specialist

Biola University, B.A.
Chapman University, Master’s of Special Education
Azusa Pacific University, Doctorate in Educational Leadership
Appointed 2017

 

Mrs. Courtney McDonald

Front Desk and Substitute School Nurse

The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Appointed in 2019

Mrs. Dianne McVay

Senior Admin. Assistant to Head of School and Elementary Principal

 

 

Mrs. Karri Meyer

2nd Grade Teacher

Cal State University San Bernardino, B.A.
National University, M.A.
Appointed 1996

Mr. Parker Munson

Communications Director

Biola University, B.A. in English
Appointed 2019

Mrs. Angie Nakamoto

After School Program Director

Biola University, B.A.
Appointed 2014

Mrs. Tessa Nease

First Grade Teacher

Chapman University, B.A. Integrated Educational Studies and Multiple Subjects Credential
Chapman University, Master of Arts in Teaching
Appointed 2019

Mrs. Katie Niles

Middle School Dean of Students

Biola University, B.A.
Appointed 2017

Miss Mirranda Parks

Third Grade Teacher

California Baptist University Riverside, M.A.
Appointed 2018

Mrs. Briana Petrarca

Second Grade Teacher

Vanguard University of Southern California, B.A.
Vanguard University of Southern California, M.A.
Appointed 2018

Mrs. Allison Petrovich

Second Grade Teacher

Vanguard University of Southern California, B.A. in Interpersonal Communication
Appointed 2019

Mrs. Sharee Pfaff

Maker Education Facilitator

University of California San Diego, B.A.
Cal State Fullerton University, M.S.Ed.
Appointed 2009

Ms. Cindy Phan

Middle School Math Teacher

Vanguard University, B.A. in Liberal Studies
Vanguard University, Master’s Degree in Education
Appointed 2019

Mr. Andrew Rahm

Digital Learning Coach

Biola University, B.S.

Azusa Pacific University, Masters in Educational Technology
Appointed 2013

Mrs. Terri Rodriguez

Educational Technology/Maker Education Strategic Planning Director

University of California Irvine, B.S.
University of Southern California, M.A.

Mrs. Angela Rogers

Kindergarten - Eighth Grade Art Teacher

Cal State Fullerton, Bachelor’s Degree
Azusa Pacific University, Master of Arts in Education
Appointed 2019

Mrs. Gisela Roufs

Associate Admissions Manager

California State University Chico, B.A.
Appointed 2018

Mrs. Rachel Ruga

Customer Experience

California Baptist University Riverside, B.A.
Appointed 2018

Mrs. Elizabeth Sanchez

Third Grade Teacher

National University, B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies
National University, Master of Education
Appointed in 2019

Miss Paulette Seaman

Student Life Director

Vanguard University, B.A.
Appointed 2010

Mr. Garrett Shipley

Outdoor Aide

Arizona State University, B. A. in Psychology
Arizona State University, B.S. in Criminology/Criminal Justice
Biola University, Masters in Spiritual Formation and Soul Care

Mrs. Leilen Shelton

Middle School History Teacher

University of California Santa Barbara, B.A.
Appointed 2009

Mr. Sammy Soyring

4th Grade Teacher

Azusa Pacific University, B.A.
Azusa Pacific University, M.A.
Appointed 2017

Mr. Chris Spurgin

Middle School Math Teacher

Biola University BA
Concordia University MA
Appointed 2010

 

Ms. Jené Streeter

7th Grade Math Teacher

Taylor University, B.A.
Chapman University, M.A.
Appointed 2007

Mr. Mac Thompson

Athletic Director/2nd-8th Boys P.E. Teacher

Cal State Poly University Pomona, B.S.
Concordia University, M.A.
Appointed 2008

Mrs. Tami Thurston

Middle School English Teacher

Westmont College, B.A.
University of Phoenix, M.A.
Appointed 1999

Mr. Jiyoung Um

Orchestra Teacher/Director

The Juilliard School, Bachelor of Music Degree
The Juilliard School, Master of Music Degree in Violin Performance
Teachers College Columbia University, Doctorate in Music Education
Appointed 2017

Mrs. AnneMarie Vander Wal

Kindergarten Aide

BA English, Pepperdine University
MA Education, Pepperdine University

Miss Christina Vanian

Front Desk and Elementary Math Support

Westmont College, BA Business and Economics
Concordia University, Elementary Credential
Appointed 1996

 

Mrs. Vanessa Velez

First Grade Aide

Cerritos College, A.A. Degree
Appointed 2018

Mrs. Robin Walker

Middle School Administrative Assistant

 

 

Mrs. Crystal Willis

Middle School Student Support Specialist

Cal State Long Beach, B.A.
Concordia University, M.A.
Appointed 2014

Mrs. Kim Wilson

TK-5 Instructional Facilitator/Coach

Biola University, B.A.
Biola University, M.Ed.
Appointed 2004 and 2017

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