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    Sonoma Valley High School (9-12)
    20000 Broadway, Sonoma, CA 95476
    (707) 933-4010  Fax: (707) 935-4205

    • Grades: 9-12
    • Students Enrolled: 1289
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Administrators

Molly Kiss

Molly Kiss 

Principal

Student Services Administration

707-933-4007

Principal Molly Kiss mkiss@sonomaschools.org 707-933-4007
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3191

Phone: 707-933-4007

Email: mkiss@sonomaschools.org

Molly Kiss, Principal

Department(s): Student Services Administration

Degrees and Certifications
BA Sociology - University of San Francisco, MA Counseling Psychology: School Counseling - University of San Francisco, Pupil Personnel Services Credential, Clear Administrative Credential

Responsibilities
Social Emotional Programs and Support Systems, English Department, Science Department, AVID Department, Counseling Department, College and Career Center, PSAT and AP Test Coordinator, Freshman Teams, Plus, Course Selection, Credit Recovery, Back to School Night, Dragon Expo

Interests
Spending time with friends and family, cooking, hiking, and traveling

Amanda Dowdy

Amanda Dowdy 

Vice Principal Students A - GA

Student Services Administration

707-933-4007

Vice Principal Students A - GA Amanda Dowdy adowdy@sonomaschools.org 707-933-4007
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3492

Phone: 707-933-4007

Email: adowdy@sonomaschools.org

Amanda Dowdy, Vice Principal Students A - GA

Department(s): Student Services Administration

Degrees and Certifications
Bachelor of Arts from CSUB; Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from Sonoma State University; Masters of Education from Touro University; Preliminary Admin Credential from NCSOE

Responsibilities
Department Liaison: Math and Social Studies; Student Activities; AP/PSAT; Advisory; CAC; SARC

Interests
Camping, hiking, cooking, and spending time with my family.

Paul Schloesser

Paul Schloesser 

Vice Principal Students O - Z

Student Services Administration

Vice Principal Students O - Z Paul Schloesser pschloesser@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3493

Phone:

Email: pschloesser@sonomaschools.org

Paul Schloesser, Vice Principal Students O - Z

Department(s): Student Services Administration

Degrees and Certifications
San Francisco State: MA in Educational Administration; CA Preliminary Administrative Services Credential, 2019; Dominican University of CA: Single Subject Social Studies and Special Education Credential, 2011; University of Wisconsin LaCrosse: Bachelor of Science: Public Administration and Political Science, 2002

Responsibilities
Department Liaison: SPED, VPACT, Athletics Support, Academies: Engineering, Design and Technology (EDT), Sustainable Agriculture Academy, Grant Management, AVID, English Learner Program, Special Education Program, Communication Platforms Technical Support (ParentSquare), Culture & Climate (PBIS/MTSS), Custodians, Campus Supervisors, Furniture support, facilities backup

Interests
Sports: Wrestling, Football, Baseball, Soccer, and Swimming. Hiking, music, and outdoor activities

Connor Snow

Connor Snow 

Vice Principal Students GE - N

Student Services Administration

Vice Principal Students GE - N Connor Snow csnow@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3761

Phone:

Email: csnow@sonomaschools.org

Connor Snow, Vice Principal Students GE - N

Department(s): Student Services Administration

Degrees and Certifications
BA in Political Science and International Relations, University of British Columbia; Teaching Credential, Mills College; Administrative Services Credential, California State University-East Bay; MS in Educational Leadership, California State University- East Bay

Interests
Travel, Spending time with family, Hiking, Climbing, Cycling

Erin Garrett

Erin Garrett 

Principal Secretary

Student Services Administration

707-933-4007

Principal Secretary Erin Garrett egarrett1@sonomaschools.org 707-933-4007
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3495

Phone: 707-933-4007

Email: egarrett1@sonomaschools.org

Erin Garrett, Principal Secretary

Department(s): Student Services Administration

Interests
Anything sports related, hanging with the family, hiking and road trips

Admin Support Staff

Leonela Armenta Jauregui

Leonela Armenta Jauregui 

Vice Principals Secretary

Admin Support Staff

707-933-4005

Vice Principals Secretary Leonela Armenta Jauregui larmentajauregui@sonomaschools.org 707-933-4005
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3400

Phone: 707-933-4005

Email: larmentajauregui@sonomaschools.org

Leonela Armenta Jauregui, Vice Principals Secretary

Department(s): Admin Support Staff

Maria Campos-Orona

Maria Campos-Orona 

Translator

Admin Support Staff

707-933-4024

Translator Maria Campos-Orona mcampos@sonomaschools.org 707-933-4024
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3087

Phone: 707-933-4024

Email: mcampos@sonomaschools.org

Maria Campos-Orona, Translator

Department(s): Admin Support Staff

Responsibilities
Bilingual Office Support

Interests
I like to read, knit and spend time with my family and pets.

Johannah Fichtenberg

Johannah Fichtenberg 

Associated Student Body Bookkeeper

Admin Support Staff

707-933-4016

Associated Student Body Bookkeeper Johannah Fichtenberg jfichtenberg@sonomaschools.org 707-933-4016
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3092

Phone: 707-933-4016

Email: jfichtenberg@sonomaschools.org

Johannah Fichtenberg, Associated Student Body Bookkeeper

Department(s): Admin Support Staff

Responsibilities
Student Activities Office

Tania Lira

Tania Lira 

Bilingual Community Liaison

Admin Support Staff

Bilingual Community Liaison Tania Lira tlira@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3794

Phone:

Email: tlira@sonomaschools.org

Tania Lira, Bilingual Community Liaison

Department(s): Admin Support Staff

Amber McCann-Howlett

Amber McCann-Howlett 

Registrar

Admin Support Staff

707-933-4009

Registrar Amber McCann-Howlett amccannhowlett@sonomaschools.org 707-933-4009
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3089

Phone: 707-933-4009

Email: amccannhowlett@sonomaschools.org

Amber McCann-Howlett, Registrar

Department(s): Admin Support Staff

Responsibilities
Register and withdraw students, Transcripts, Cal Grants, Website

Crystal Morgan

Crystal Morgan 

Attendance Specialist

Admin Support Staff

707-933-4017

Attendance Specialist Crystal Morgan ccmorgan@sonomaschools.org 707-933-4017
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3090

Phone: 707-933-4017

Email: ccmorgan@sonomaschools.org

Crystal Morgan, Attendance Specialist

Department(s): Admin Support Staff

Tarah Neubacher

Tarah Neubacher 

Library Technician

Admin Support Staff

707-933-4010 x5330

Library Technician Tarah Neubacher tneubacher@sonomaschools.org 707-933-4010 x5330
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3399

Phone: 707-933-4010 x5330

Email: tneubacher@sonomaschools.org

Tarah Neubacher, Library Technician

Department(s): Admin Support Staff

Maria Quintero

Maria Quintero 

Health Technician

Admin Support Staff

707-933-4037

Health Technician Maria Quintero mquintero@sonomaschools.org 707-933-4037
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3091

Phone: 707-933-4037

Email: mquintero@sonomaschools.org

Maria Quintero, Health Technician

Department(s): Admin Support Staff

Tyler Sievers

Tyler Sievers 

Counseling Technician

Admin Support Staff

707-933-4005

Counseling Technician Tyler Sievers tsievers@sonomaschools.org 707-933-4005
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3796

Phone: 707-933-4005

Email: tsievers@sonomaschools.org

Tyler Sievers, Counseling Technician

Department(s): Admin Support Staff

Kimberley Skaggs

Kimberley Skaggs 

Staff Secretary

Admin Support Staff

707-933-4010 x5001

Staff Secretary Kimberley Skaggs kskaggs@sonomaschools.org 707-933-4010 x5001
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3094

Phone: 707-933-4010 x5001

Email: kskaggs@sonomaschools.org

Kimberley Skaggs, Staff Secretary

Department(s): Admin Support Staff

Responsibilities
Staff Secretary - Front Desk, Weekly Bulletin

Interests
Enjoy spending time with my animals and observing the nature around us! Also love to cook and bake. Enjoy getting great new ideas from the cooking programs and try new recipes others share with me.

College & Career Center

Lisa Conner

Lisa Conner 

College & Career Center Coordinator

College & Career Center

707-933-4010 x5116

College & Career Center Coordinator Lisa Conner LConner@sonomaschools.org 707-933-4010 x5116
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3102

Phone: 707-933-4010 x5116

Email: LConner@sonomaschools.org

Lisa Conner, College & Career Center Coordinator

Department(s): College & Career Center

Degrees and Certifications
Bachelor's Degree in Art, UCLASingle Subject Credential in ArtCLAD certificationCollege Advising Certificate

Experience
1+ years teaching high school and middle school Art. 5 year of college advising experience

Interests
I love to hike, knit and paint (when I have time!).

Wendy Swanson

Wendy Swanson 

Work-Based Learning Coordinator / Academy Director

College & Career Center

707-933-4048

Work-Based Learning Coordinator / Academy Director Wendy Swanson WSwanson@sonomaschools.org 707-933-4048
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3096

Phone: 707-933-4048

Email: WSwanson@sonomaschools.org

Wendy Swanson, Work-Based Learning Coordinator / Academy Director

Department(s): College & Career Center

Degrees and Certifications
B.A. Biology, University of the PacificJ.D. University of California--Davis

Counselors

School Counselor Department Chair - AVID 3 Kalia Gurnee KGurnee@sonomaschools.org 933-4025
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3099

Phone: 933-4025

Email: KGurnee@sonomaschools.org

Kalia Gurnee, School Counselor Department Chair - AVID 3

Department(s): Counseling

School Counselor Eddy Ruiz eruiz@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3793

Phone:

Email: eruiz@sonomaschools.org

Eddy Ruiz, School Counselor

Department(s): Counseling

Degrees and Certifications
B.A. Psychology: University of California, Los Angeles; M.A. School Counseling:Bilingual School Counseling: New York University Pupil Personnel Services Credential

Experience
School Counselor: San Jose Unified School District. Non-profit: working with youth and families experiencing homelessness, phone crisis center, and counseling intake.

Interests
Cycling, hiking, camping, soccer, and spending time with family at the beach.

School Counselor - AVID Seminar Maricela Sanchez MSanchez@sonomaschools.org 933-4039
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3100

Phone: 933-4039

Email: MSanchez@sonomaschools.org

Maricela Sanchez, School Counselor - AVID Seminar

Department(s): Counseling

Degrees and Certifications
Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Chicano Latino Studies Sonoma State University Master of Arts (MA) - Counseling Sonoma State University Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) Credential Sonoma State University

Experience
13 years at Sonoma Valley High

School Counselor Anne Marie Sebastiani asebastiani@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3097

Phone:

Email: asebastiani@sonomaschools.org

Anne Marie Sebastiani, School Counselor

Department(s): Counseling

Degrees and Certifications
BA Sociology/Geography: UC Santa Barbara; PPS Teaching Credential: Chapman Universit; MA School Counseling: Sonoma State University

Experience
7 years Teacher, Pasadena Unified School District; 10 years Teacher and School Counselor, Sonoma Unified School District

Interests
Drinking coffee, trail running and cheering in the bleachers at my kids’ games. Go Dragons!

School Counselor Yessenia Tellez Maciel ytellezmaciel@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1476

Phone:

Email: ytellezmaciel@sonomaschools.org

Yessenia Tellez Maciel, School Counselor

Department(s): Counseling