Meet Our Staff & Teachers

We strive to provide a safe, caring, and supportive community together with teachers, families, and students. When children are in a healthy environment, feel safe and are loved they will value their own learning.

Administrative

Vanessa Fitz-Kesler
Executive Director
Gina Andress
Principal
Audra Morales
Business Manager, HR, and Registrar
Sally Yakimovich
Receptionist and Registrar

Special Services Support

Potoula “Pete” Pappas
Special education director
Kristine Coons, M.S., CCC-SLP
Speech and Language pathologist
April Ater, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist
Helen Schulz
special education support, and response to intervention
Angie Allen
Reading Specialist, and Special education support

Teachers

Pily Pantoja
Kindergarten
Corrie Gonzales
Kindergarten
Caroline Pisani
Grade 1
Diane Wagemaker
grade 2
Heather Parkinson
grades 1 & 2
Julie Frost
Grade 3
Melissa Bond
grade 4
Taylor Welson
Grades 3 & 4
Ashley Fell
Grade 5
Faith Bast
grade 5
Michelle Galloway
spanish
Sheri Lenegan
Art
Maggie Weidinger
Music
KC Hershey
Physical Education

Instructional Support

Josefina Acedo
Grades 1 & 2, and Bridges number corner
Travis Crawford
Grades 3 & 4
Sue Wagner
Grades 3 & 4, and Bridges number corner
Maggie Abeyta
Instructional coach
Beanie Larsen
Grades 1 & 2