Jessica Hutchinson

Jessica Hutchinson 

Principal

Student Services Administration

Principal Jessica Hutchinson JHutchinson@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3084

Phone:

Email: JHutchinson@sonomaschools.org

Jessica Hutchinson, Principal

Department(s): Student Services Administration

Degrees and Certifications
BA Government & French - Dartmouth College • MA Education - Sonoma State University

Experience

Responsibilities
Department Liaison: English, World Language • Freshmen Teams • AVID • English Learner Programs • Student Activities • Socio-Emotional Programs & Support Systems: PLUS, Link Crew • Emergency Preparation • Student Advisory Committee

Interests
Spending time with family, reading, cooking, hiking, outdoors, travel

Lindsey Apkarian

Lindsey Apkarian 

Vice Principal Students A - G

Student Services Administration

Vice Principal Students A - G Lindsey Apkarian lapkarian@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3492

Phone:

Email: lapkarian@sonomaschools.org

Lindsey Apkarian, Vice Principal Students A - G

Department(s): Student Services Administration

Degrees and Certifications
BA Law and Society, University of California at Santa Barbara, Single Subject Teaching Credential Social Science, Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, MA Educational Leadership Chapman University and Administrative Credential

Experience

Responsibilities
Social Science, VPACT (Visual Performing Arts and Career Tech), CAASPP Testing, ELPAC, School Safety and Emergency Prep, Advisory, PBIS, Perkins, CTEIG, K12 Strong Workforce Grant Management

Interests
Spending time with family and friends, hiking, camping, paddle boarding, tennis, swimming, cooking

Molly Kiss

Molly Kiss 

Vice Principal Students H - Riv

Student Services Administration

707-933-4007

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

Phone: 707-933-4007

Email: mkiss@sonomaschools.org Students H - Riv

Molly Kiss, Vice Principal Students H - Riv

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

Experience

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

Atinart Koonkongsatian

Atinart Koonkongsatian 

Vice Principal

Student Services Administration

Vice Principal Atinart Koonkongsatian akoonkongsatian@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3493

Phone:

Email: akoonkongsatian@sonomaschools.org

Atinart Koonkongsatian, Vice Principal

Department(s): Student Services Administration

Degrees and Certifications
B.A. Cognitive Psychology, Minor Education at University of California, Irvine Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, Education Specialist Credential M.S. Education, Dominican University of California

Experience

Responsibilities
Department Liaison: World Language, SPED English Learner Program, ELAC Testing: ELPAC Special Education Program: Behavior Support Plans, Adaptive PE, Behavioral Support, Case Manager support, IEP support SPED Transition Night Social Media Technology Support: Ed Tech, IT Liaison, Library Media Specialist PBIS/BEST

Interests
Relaxing and spending time with family, sports (NFL, NBA, Lacrosse), Xbox and eating lots of good food

Maribel Gonzalez

Maribel Gonzalez 

Principal's Secretary / Office Manager

Student Services Administration

Principal's Secretary / Office Manager Maribel Gonzalez mgonzalez@sonomaschools.org

Phone:

Email: mgonzalez@sonomaschools.org

Maribel Gonzalez, Principal's Secretary / Office Manager

Department(s): Student Services Administration

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Erin Garrett

Erin Garrett 

Administrative Secretary - Vice Principals

Student Services Administration

707-933-4007

Administrative Secretary - Vice Principals Erin Garrett 707-933-4007
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3495

Phone: 707-933-4007

Email:

Erin Garrett, Administrative Secretary - Vice Principals

Department(s): Student Services Administration

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

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

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

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

School Counselor Kim Bellach kbellach@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3097

Phone:

Email: kbellach@sonomaschools.org

Kim Bellach, School Counselor

Department(s): Counseling

Degrees and Certifications
Bachelor of Arts (BA)- Cultural Anthropology from the University of California Santa Cruz; Master of Arts (MA)- Counseling Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) Credential from Sonoma State University

Experience
I have worked 9 years as a school counselor. For the last 6th years I worked as a middle school counselor at Adele Harrison Middle School in the Sonoma Valley School District. Prior to that I worked as a K-8 school counselor at Ross Elementary School.

Responsibilities

Interests
In my free time I love to hike, read and spend time with my family.

Stacey Brown

Stacey Brown 

School Counselor

Counseling

707-933-4034

School Counselor Stacey Brown sbrown@sonomaschools.org 707-933-4034
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3304

Phone: 707-933-4034

Email: sbrown@sonomaschools.org

Stacey Brown, School Counselor

Department(s): Counseling

Degrees and Certifications
MA Counseling, PPS credential, Sonoma State University; BS Psychology, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests
I strive to continuously improve my physical and mental health and help others around me do the same. In my free time I love to cook, bake, camp, travel and go whale watching.

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

Responsibilities

Interests

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

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Lisa Conner

Lisa Conner 

College & Career Center Coordinator

College & Career Center

933-4010 x5116

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

Phone: 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

Responsibilities

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

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

Phone: 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

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Michael Boles

Michael Boles 

Athletic Director

Other School Support

707-933-4010 x5070

Athletic Director Michael Boles svhsathletics@sonomaschools.org 707-933-4010 x5070
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3295

Phone: 707-933-4010 x5070

Email: svhsathletics@sonomaschools.org

Michael Boles, Athletic Director

Department(s): Other School Support

Degrees and Certifications
Bachelor of Science, Business Management, University of Phoenix; Preliminary CTE teaching credential; California Interscholastic Federation Coaching Principles; Member CSADA & NIAAA

Experience
17 years Athletic Director at St. Francis Solano School; 20 years High School basketball head coach

Responsibilities
Oversee and manage all Sonoma Valley High School Athletic program

Interests
#1 love is family, enjoy spending time with friends, sports (Giants, Warriors, 49ers), coaching basketball, and the beach

Maria Campos-Orona

Maria Campos-Orona 

Translator

Admin Support Staff

933-4024

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

Phone: 933-4024

Email: MCampos@sonomaschools.org

Maria Campos-Orona, Translator

Department(s): Admin Support Staff

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities
Bilingual Office Support

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

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

Phone: 933-4016

Email: JFichtenberg@sonomaschools.org

Johannah Fichtenberg, Associated Student Body Bookkeeper

Department(s): Admin Support Staff

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities
Student Activities Office

Interests

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

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

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

Interests

Crystal Morgan

Crystal Morgan 

Attendance Specialist

Admin Support Staff

933-4017

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

Phone: 933-4017

Email: CCMorgan@sonomaschools.org

Crystal Morgan, Attendance Specialist

Department(s): Admin Support Staff

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Tarah Neubacher

Tarah Neubacher 

Library Technician

Admin Support Staff

933-4010 x5330

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

Phone: 933-4010 x5330

Email: tneubacher@sonomaschools.org

Tarah Neubacher, Library Technician

Department(s): Admin Support Staff

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Maria Quintero

Maria Quintero 

Health Technician

Admin Support Staff

933-4037

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

Phone: 933-4037

Email: mquintero@sonomaschools.org

Maria Quintero, Health Technician

Department(s): Admin Support Staff

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Kimberley Skaggs

Kimberley Skaggs 

Staff Secretary

Admin Support Staff

933-4010 ext. 5001

Staff Secretary Kimberley Skaggs KSkaggs@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 ext. 5001
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3094

Phone: 933-4010 ext. 5001

Email: KSkaggs@sonomaschools.org

Kimberley Skaggs, Staff Secretary

Department(s): Admin Support Staff

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

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.

Leonela Armenta Jauregui

Leonela Armenta Jauregui 

Bilingual Community Liaison

Admin Support Staff

707-933-4002

Bilingual Community Liaison Leonela Armenta Jauregui larmentajauregui@sonomaschools.org 707-933-4002
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3400

Phone: 707-933-4002

Email: larmentajauregui@sonomaschools.org

Leonela Armenta Jauregui, Bilingual Community Liaison

Department(s): Admin Support Staff

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Social Science Department Head / AP US History / AVID Andrew Gibson agibson@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5265
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1221

Phone: 933-4010 x5265

Email: agibson@sonomaschools.org

Andrew Gibson, Social Science Department Head / AP US History / AVID

Department(s): Social Science

Degrees and Certifications
BA History Saint Mary's College of CA Secondary Social Studies CRED Sonoma State University

Experience
Teaching at SVHS since 2004

Responsibilities

Interests
Traveling with my family. Music, movies, sports, and books. SF Giants, SF 49ers, & Golden State Warriors fan. Anything and everything STAR WARS.

English / Librarian / Co-Department Head Janet Hansen JHansen@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5244
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1227

Phone: 933-4010 x5244

Email: JHansen@sonomaschools.org

Janet Hansen, English / Librarian / Co-Department Head

Department(s): English

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Dennis Housman

Dennis Housman 

Physical Education / Department Head

Health & Wellness (PE)

933-4010 x5246

Physical Education / Department Head Dennis Housman DHousman@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5246
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1231

Phone: 933-4010 x5246

Email: DHousman@sonomaschools.org

Dennis Housman, Physical Education / Department Head

Department(s): Health & Wellness (PE)

Degrees and Certifications
B.S. KINESIOLOGY with a concentration in EXERCISE SCIENCE & EDUCATION

Experience
TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION SINCE 1992. TEACHING AT SONOMA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL SINCE 1997

Responsibilities

Interests
OUTDOOR RECREATION; TRAVEL; TECHNOLOGY

Drue Jacobs

Drue Jacobs 

Engineering / Wood Shop / Academy Lead / Mathematics

Visual, Performing & Industrial Arts

933-4010 x5247

Engineering / Wood Shop / Academy Lead / Mathematics Drue Jacobs DJacobs@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5247
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1232

Phone: 933-4010 x5247

Email: DJacobs@sonomaschools.org

Drue Jacobs, Engineering / Wood Shop / Academy Lead / Mathematics

Department(s): Visual, Performing & Industrial Arts

Degrees and Certifications
MATH DEGREE, MATH CREDENTIAL, WORKING ON WOODSHOP AND ENGINEERING CREDENTIALS

Experience
STARTED TEACHING IN 98

Responsibilities

Interests
CTE EDUCATION, CONSTRUCTION, METAL FABRICATION

English / ELL / Newspaper / Co-Department Head Alison Manchester AManchester@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5263
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1242

Phone: 933-4010 x5263

Email: AManchester@sonomaschools.org

Alison Manchester, English / ELL / Newspaper / Co-Department Head

Department(s): English

Degrees and Certifications
M.A. - English Literature; B.A. English Literature

Experience
Teaching at SVHS since 1989

Responsibilities

Interests
hiking, swimming, traveling, reading and writing

Pedro Merino

Pedro Merino 

Spanish / Department Head

World Language

933-4010 x5270

Spanish / Department Head Pedro Merino PMerino@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5270
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1248

Phone: 933-4010 x5270

Email: PMerino@sonomaschools.org

Pedro Merino, Spanish / Department Head

Department(s): World Language

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

RSP English / RSP Civics / RSP Economics / Department Head Douglas Stewart dstewart@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1268

Phone:

Email: dstewart@sonomaschools.org

Douglas Stewart, RSP English / RSP Civics / RSP Economics / Department Head

Department(s): Special Services

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Aaron Anderson

Aaron Anderson 

Art / Art Design

Visual, Performing & Industrial Arts

933-4010 x5236

Art / Art Design Aaron Anderson AAnderson@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5236
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1204

Phone: 933-4010 x5236

Email: AAnderson@sonomaschools.org

Aaron Anderson, Art / Art Design

Department(s): Visual, Performing & Industrial Arts

Degrees and Certifications
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Arts in Teaching

Experience
Mr. Anderson has been teaching at SVHS since 2012 and has been an Art Educator since 2003. He has worked in various summer programs and workshops before earning his Teacher Credentials in 2010. In addition, Mr. Anderson has worked as a professional artist and tradesman.

Responsibilities

Interests
When Mr. Anderson is not teaching Art or creating Art, he finds refuge and inspiration in the natural world fishing, camping, backpacking, bicycling and is open to any other activity where the setting is in the backcountry of public lands.

http://www.sonomavalleyhighschoolart.com/

Chris Anspach

Chris Anspach 

Mathematics

Mathematics

933-4010 x5262

Mathematics Chris Anspach canspach@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5262
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1205

Phone: 933-4010 x5262

Email: canspach@sonomaschools.org

Chris Anspach, Mathematics

Department(s): Mathematics

Degrees and Certifications
BA mathematics, single-subject mathematics

Experience
Teaching at SVHS since 2013

Responsibilities

Interests
music, movies, playing guitar, magic the gathering, taylor swift, video games, mathematics, reading, philosophy, yoga, meditation, and my pet tarantula.

Laryssa Baker

Laryssa Baker 

Spanish / AVID 1

World Language

Spanish / AVID 1 Laryssa Baker lbaker@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/cms/Workspace/Section/Section.aspx?DomainID=1442

Phone:

Email: lbaker@sonomaschools.org

Laryssa Baker, Spanish / AVID 1

Department(s): World Language

Degrees and Certifications
BA in Spanish from Sonoma State University

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests
Spending time with family, watching sports, hiking and watching movies

Jonathan Beard

Jonathan Beard 

Foods / Culinary Art

Visual, Performing & Industrial Arts

933-4010 x5232

Foods / Culinary Art Jonathan Beard JBeard@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5232
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1207

Phone: 933-4010 x5232

Email: JBeard@sonomaschools.org

Jonathan Beard, Foods / Culinary Art

Department(s): Visual, Performing & Industrial Arts

Degrees and Certifications
BA (English Literature), MA (Anthropology and Education)

Experience
30 years professional cooking; 10 years restaurant ownership; 10 years teaching

Responsibilities

Interests

http://svhsculinary.com

Aaron Berner

Aaron Berner 

English

English

707-933-4010 EXT 5231

English Aaron Berner aberner@sonomaschools.org 707-933-4010 EXT 5231
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1352

Phone: 707-933-4010 EXT 5231

Email: aberner@sonomaschools.org

Aaron Berner, English

Department(s): English

Degrees and Certifications
BA Journalism, Single Subject Teaching Credential - English

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests
Reading, Basketball, Photography, Hiking, Traveling

Erica Chapin

Erica Chapin 

Living Skills

Health & Wellness (PE)

Living Skills Erica Chapin echapin@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1211

Phone:

Email: echapin@sonomaschools.org

Erica Chapin, Living Skills

Department(s): Health & Wellness (PE)

Degrees and Certifications
Family and Consumer Science teaching credential and Bachelors of Sciences in Human Development and Family Science from Montana State University, and Home Economics Teaching Credential in California

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Michelle Clark

Michelle Clark 

Mathematics

Mathematics

933-4010 x5230

Mathematics Michelle Clark mclark@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5230
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1212

Phone: 933-4010 x5230

Email: mclark@sonomaschools.org

Michelle Clark, Mathematics

Department(s): Mathematics

Degrees and Certifications
B.S.B.A, Ma. Ed.

Experience
SVHS 2010 - present Other CA schools 2000-2010

Responsibilities

Interests
gardening & houseplants, baking, architecture

Celeste Cook

Celeste Cook 

RSP

Special Services

RSP Celeste Cook ccook@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1445

Phone:

Email: ccook@sonomaschools.org

Celeste Cook, RSP

Department(s): Special Services

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Elisha Coon

Elisha Coon 

Lab Biology / AP Biology

Science

933-4010 x5275

Lab Biology / AP Biology Elisha Coon ecoon@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5275
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1214

Phone: 933-4010 x5275

Email: ecoon@sonomaschools.org

Elisha Coon, Lab Biology / AP Biology

Department(s): Science

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Robert Curran

Robert Curran 

RSP English

Special Services

RSP English Robert Curran rcurran@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1215

Phone:

Email: rcurran@sonomaschools.org

Robert Curran, RSP English

Department(s): Special Services

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Devin Daly

Devin Daly 

French / Mathematics

World Language / Mathematics

933-4010 x5222

French / Mathematics Devin Daly ddaly@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5222
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1216

Phone: 933-4010 x5222

Email: ddaly@sonomaschools.org

Devin Daly, French / Mathematics

Department(s): World Language / Mathematics

Degrees and Certifications
French,Mathematics; CLAD; MS - Education

Experience
Devin spent his first 12 years teaching in parochial high schools in the Bay Area. For the past 6 years, he has been happily working at SVHS

Responsibilities

Interests
Exploring France; Developing inventions; Classic Cars

Rebecca Fitch

Rebecca Fitch 

Music Teacher

Visual, Performing & Industrial Arts

Music Teacher Rebecca Fitch rfitch@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/site/Default.aspx?PageID=3179

Phone:

Email: rfitch@sonomaschools.org

Rebecca Fitch, Music Teacher

Department(s): Visual, Performing & Industrial Arts

Degrees and Certifications
Bachelor's in French Language and Literature (University of Oregon, 2013), Master's in Music Education (University of the Pacific, 2016), California Music Teaching Credential (2016)

Experience
Teaching at Adele Harrison since 2016, playing the Flute since 1998 and the Saxophone since 2004

Responsibilities

Interests
Craft projects especially crocheting, video games, Flute beatboxing, pictures of cute dogs, constellations and the stories behind them, the music of Percy Grainger, handwritten letters, sewing costumes, the shapes and stories of constellations, video games

Janeth Garcia

Janeth Garcia 

Spanish

World Language

933-4010

Spanish Janeth Garcia JGarcia@sonomaschools.org 933-4010
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1220

Phone: 933-4010

Email: JGarcia@sonomaschools.org

Janeth Garcia, Spanish

Department(s): World Language

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Sarah Gaschler

Sarah Gaschler 

Mathematics

Mathematics

Mathematics Sarah Gaschler sgaschler@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1217

Phone:

Email: sgaschler@sonomaschools.org

Sarah Gaschler, Mathematics

Department(s): Mathematics

Degrees and Certifications
B.A. Economics, B.A. Mathematics, MEd Education

Experience
Synergy Quantum Academy 2012 - 2013, Academic Leadership Community 2013 - 2017, Sonoma Valley High School since 2017

Responsibilities

Interests

Veronica Gray

Veronica Gray 

English

English

933-4010 x5244

English Veronica Gray vgray@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5244
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1224

Phone: 933-4010 x5244

Email: vgray@sonomaschools.org

Veronica Gray, English

Department(s): English

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Staci Green

Staci Green 

PE Teacher / AVID

Health & Wellness (PE)

PE Teacher / AVID Staci Green sgreen@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1225

Phone:

Email: sgreen@sonomaschools.org

Staci Green, PE Teacher / AVID

Department(s): Health & Wellness (PE)

Degrees and Certifications
Baccalaureate of Science in Kinesiology, Teaching Credential in Physical Education

Experience
Taught at Fairfield High from 2005 - 2010, Teaching at Sonoma Valley High since 2010

Responsibilities

Interests
Fitness - Running and weight lifting

Peter Hansen

Peter Hansen 

Video Arts / Advanced Video Productions

Visual, Performing & Industrial Arts

933-4010 x5245

Video Arts / Advanced Video Productions Peter Hansen PHansen@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5245
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1228

Phone: 933-4010 x5245

Email: PHansen@sonomaschools.org

Peter Hansen, Video Arts / Advanced Video Productions

Department(s): Visual, Performing & Industrial Arts

Degrees and Certifications
Single Subject - Multimedia

Experience
20 Years in Multimedia

Responsibilities

Interests
Gardening, Writing, Changing the world for the better

http://www.svhsvideo.com

Clay Jackson

Clay Jackson 

Mathematics

Mathematics

Mathematics Clay Jackson cjackson@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1441

Phone:

Email: cjackson@sonomaschools.org

Clay Jackson, Mathematics

Department(s): Mathematics

Degrees and Certifications
A.A. - Physical Education - Chabot College (Dec. 2004); B.A. - Sports & Recreation Management - Ashford University (Jan. 2011); M.Ed. - Inspired Teaching Practice - National University (Nov. 2020)

Experience
P.E. Teacher/Athletic Director - North Hills Christian School - Vallejo, CA (2008 - 2009); Teacher - Camille Creek Court/Community School - Napa, CA (2019 - 2020)

Responsibilities

Interests
SVHS Head Football Coach - Over 20 years of coaching experience.

English Abigail Jennings ajennings@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3425

Phone:

Email: ajennings@sonomaschools.org

Abigail Jennings, English

Department(s): English

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Jamie Kaper

Jamie Kaper 

Mathematics

Mathematics

Mathematics Jamie Kaper jkaper@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1210

Phone:

Email: jkaper@sonomaschools.org

Jamie Kaper, Mathematics

Department(s): Mathematics

Degrees and Certifications
BS in Geology from Sonoma State University, Single Subject Mathematics Credential from Sonoma State University.

Experience
Teaching at SVHS since 2017

Responsibilities

Interests
Hiking, backpacking, yoga, cycling, and running.

Bryan Kelly

Bryan Kelly 

Social Science / AVID

Social Science

933-4010 ext5287

Social Science / AVID Bryan Kelly bkelly@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 ext5287
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1234

Phone: 933-4010 ext5287

Email: bkelly@sonomaschools.org

Bryan Kelly, Social Science / AVID

Department(s): Social Science

Degrees and Certifications
B.A. - Political Science

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Lindsey Kennedy

Lindsey Kennedy 

PE / Dance

Health & Wellness (PE)

PE / Dance Lindsey Kennedy lkennedy@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1249

Phone:

Email: lkennedy@sonomaschools.org

Lindsey Kennedy, PE / Dance

Department(s): Health & Wellness (PE)

Degrees and Certifications
BS and Teaching Credential from Sonoma State University

Experience
Teaching PE since 2015 and Dance since 2017

Responsibilities

Interests
nutrition, dance, soccer, travel, gardening

Chemistry / Physics / AP Physics Dean Knight DKnight@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5248
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1236

Phone: 933-4010 x5248

Email: DKnight@sonomaschools.org

Dean Knight, Chemistry / Physics / AP Physics

Department(s): Science

Degrees and Certifications
BS Physics 1966, MS Nuclear Engineering 1969, Teaching Credential Physics, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Mathematics

Experience
Graduate TA UC Berkeley (1969-71), Teaching Summer courses Lawrence Hall of Science, Science Department at Sonoma High since 1972, Develop Science kits in the field of magnetism and electricity and electronics 1991 to present

Responsibilities

Interests
Radio Astronomy, Electronics, Ethnic Dance

Renate Kuprian

Renate Kuprian 

Art / Art II

Visual, Performing & Industrial Arts

933-4010 x5289

Art / Art II Renate Kuprian RKuprian@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5289
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1237

Phone: 933-4010 x5289

Email: RKuprian@sonomaschools.org

Renate Kuprian, Art / Art II

Department(s): Visual, Performing & Industrial Arts

Degrees and Certifications
Single Subject Credential

Experience
14 years

Responsibilities

Interests
Art, different cultures, hiking, gardening, biking, animals

http://kuprianart.weebly.com

Mark Lea

Mark Lea 

Metal Shop

Metal / Advanced Metal

933-4010 x5256

Metal Shop Mark Lea Mlea@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5256
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1238

Phone: 933-4010 x5256

Email: Mlea@sonomaschools.org

Mark Lea, Metal Shop

Department(s): Metal / Advanced Metal

Degrees and Certifications
Bachelor of Arts / Industrial Arts 1983 California Teaching Credential 1985

Experience
Started at SVHS in 2004; 20 plus years manufacturing experience.

Responsibilities

Interests
Vintage automobiles, motorcycles.

Anna LeSage

Anna LeSage 

English

English

English Anna LeSage alesage@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1235

Phone:

Email: alesage@sonomaschools.org

Anna LeSage, English

Department(s): English

Degrees and Certifications
BA in English, Single-Subject Credential

Experience
I student taught at Kenilworth Junior High School last year.

Responsibilities

Interests
I love to cook and travel. Visiting new places and meeting new people are what I enjoy. Reading and writing are things I like to do in my spare time.

English Daniel Lonkevich dlonkevich@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1446

Phone:

Email: dlonkevich@sonomaschools.org

Daniel Lonkevich, English

Department(s): English

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Jane Martin

Jane Martin 

Drama / English

Visual, Performing & Industrial Arts

933-4010 x5264

Drama / English Jane Martin jmartin@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5264
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1243

Phone: 933-4010 x5264

Email: jmartin@sonomaschools.org

Jane Martin, Drama / English

Department(s): Visual, Performing & Industrial Arts

Degrees and Certifications
BA (Hons) Humanities, Single Subject (English) Teaching Credential

Experience
General Manager of the Reduced Shakespeare Company (USA), General Manager of "The Right Size" Theatre Company, London (London), Artistic Director of the Hawkswell" Well Theatre, Ireland.

Responsibilities

Interests

Ana Martinez

Ana Martinez 

Spanish

World Language

933-4010 x5229

Spanish Ana Martinez Amartinez@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5229
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1244

Phone: 933-4010 x5229

Email: Amartinez@sonomaschools.org

Ana Martinez, Spanish

Department(s): World Language

Degrees and Certifications
Single Subject Credential in Spanish, Masters on Spanish

Experience
12 years

Responsibilities

Interests
Dance, nature walks and movies

Leslie McLean

Leslie McLean 

English

English

933-4010 x5267

English Leslie McLean LMclean@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5267
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1245

Phone: 933-4010 x5267

Email: LMclean@sonomaschools.org

Leslie McLean, English

Department(s): English

Degrees and Certifications
Santa Rosa Junior College, AA, University of California, Davis, English BA, San Francisco State University, English MA, Sonoma State University, Teaching Credential

Experience
29 years of teaching, grades 3-5 and 9-12

Responsibilities

Interests
Reading, writing, traveling, gardening, sewing, knitting, birdwatching, helping animals

Jennifer McPherson

Jennifer McPherson 

English / ELL

English

933-4010 x5268

English / ELL Jennifer McPherson jmcpherson@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5268
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1246

Phone: 933-4010 x5268

Email: jmcpherson@sonomaschools.org

Jennifer McPherson, English / ELL

Department(s): English

Degrees and Certifications
Bachelor's degree in English. Single Subject Credential in English.

Experience
I have been teaching at SVHS since 2001.

Responsibilities

Interests
I enjoy traveling, hiking, and horseback riding.

Brian McSweeney

Brian McSweeney 

Special Services

Special Services

Special Services Brian McSweeney bmcsweeney@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1444

Phone:

Email: bmcsweeney@sonomaschools.org

Brian McSweeney, Special Services

Department(s): Special Services

Degrees and Certifications
B.A. - English; Single Subject Credential- English' Single Subject Credential - Mathematics; Education Specialist- Moderate to Severe, Level 2

Experience
I worked in the publishing/printing industry in my first career. I have been a math teacher for 3 years and a special education teacher for 15 years.

Responsibilities

Interests
My favorite interests are writing: memoir, poetry and novels, reciting poetry, and trail running and bicycling. I have a son with autism who grew up trail running, mountain biking, and poetry reciting with me.

Andy Mitchell

Andy Mitchell 

Photography

Visual, Performing & Industrial Arts

933-4010 x5273

Photography Andy Mitchell amitchell@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5273
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1250

Phone: 933-4010 x5273

Email: amitchell@sonomaschools.org

Andy Mitchell, Photography

Department(s): Visual, Performing & Industrial Arts

Degrees and Certifications
AA Diablo Valley College BA History Sonoma State University credential in History/Art/Photography Google Certified Trainer

Experience
Teaching at SVHS since 1998

Responsibilities

Interests
Reading, Photography, Cooking, Cabin restoration

http://www.svhsphoto.com

Julie Niehaus

Julie Niehaus 

PE Teacher

Health & Wellness (PE)

933-4010 x5276

PE Teacher Julie Niehaus JNiehaus@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5276
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1251

Phone: 933-4010 x5276

Email: JNiehaus@sonomaschools.org

Julie Niehaus, PE Teacher

Department(s): Health & Wellness (PE)

Degrees and Certifications
Bachelor of Arts, with Distinction in Physical Education (Teacher Preparation) from Sonoma State University, Clear Single Subject Credential in Physical Education

Experience
Thirty years teaching at Sonoma Valley High, which includes Physical Education & AVID, and coaching softball, volleyball, swimming, track and swimiming

Responsibilities

Interests
Nutrition, fitness emphasis on yoga and gardening

Earth Science / Lab Biology Kelly O'Leary koleary@sonomaschools.org

Phone:

Email: koleary@sonomaschools.org

Kelly O'Leary, Earth Science / Lab Biology

Department(s): Science

Degrees and Certifications
BS Zoology Humboldt State University, Secondary Teaching Credential in Science Humboldt State University

Experience
Rancho Cotate High School, Hoopa Valley High School

Responsibilities

Interests
Nerd Culture! (Video Games, Sci-fi/fantasy books and movies), I play Cello, I enjoy being in the outdoors

Jennifer Panicacci

Jennifer Panicacci 

English

English

933-4010 x5278

English Jennifer Panicacci jpanicacci@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5278
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1253

Phone: 933-4010 x5278

Email: jpanicacci@sonomaschools.org

Jennifer Panicacci, English

Department(s): English

Degrees and Certifications
B. A. English, Chapman University. Secondary English Credential, SFSU. Reading Specialist Certificate, SSU.

Experience
10 years English grades 9-12 at SVHS, US and World History 3 years Davidson Middle School grades 6-8 San Rafael, Eng/Tech

Responsibilities

Interests
I love to read, hike, play with my dog, paint, draw, and make music.

https://classroom.google.com/c/Njk3MTU2MjAwNFpa

Leonard Pieraccini

Leonard Pieraccini 

World History / US History

Social Science

933-4010 x5296

World History / US History Leonard Pieraccini Lpieraccini@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5296
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1254

Phone: 933-4010 x5296

Email: Lpieraccini@sonomaschools.org

Leonard Pieraccini, World History / US History

Department(s): Social Science

Degrees and Certifications
BA History San Francisco State University

Experience
1996-2000 Sonoma Valley High School, 2004-2011 Altimira Middle School, 2012-2018 Sonoma Valley High School

Responsibilities

Interests

Carrenne Purtell

Carrenne Purtell 

Mathematics

Mathematics

933-4010 x5279

Mathematics Carrenne Purtell Cpurtell@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5279
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1255

Phone: 933-4010 x5279

Email: Cpurtell@sonomaschools.org

Carrenne Purtell, Mathematics

Department(s): Mathematics

Degrees and Certifications
BA - Mathematics, MA - Mathematics

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests
dance, sewing, spending time with family and friends :)

Tammy Rivara

Tammy Rivara 

Mathematics / AVID

Mathematics

933-4010 x5281

Mathematics / AVID Tammy Rivara trivara@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5281
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1259

Phone: 933-4010 x5281

Email: trivara@sonomaschools.org

Tammy Rivara, Mathematics / AVID

Department(s): Mathematics

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Nico Saldana

Nico Saldana 

World History / AVID

Social Science

933-4010 x5237

World History / AVID Nico Saldana nsaldana@sonomaschools.org 933-4010 x5237
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1261

Phone: 933-4010 x5237

Email: nsaldana@sonomaschools.org

Nico Saldana, World History / AVID

Department(s): Social Science

Degrees and Certifications
BA History/Social Studies Credential

Experience
14 years

Responsibilities

Interests
Breakfast burritos and pastries

https://sites.google.com/sonomaschools.org/mr-saldana-avid/home

https://sites.google.com/sonomaschools.org/mr-saldana-social-studies/home

Civics / Economics / World Geography & Cultures Scott Steinberg ssteinberg@sonomaschools.org 707-933-4010 x5235
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1413

Phone: 707-933-4010 x5235

Email: ssteinberg@sonomaschools.org

Scott Steinberg, Civics / Economics / World Geography & Cultures

Department(s): Social Science

Degrees and Certifications
BA and Teaching Credential, Sonoma State University

Experience
Former journalist, including Bay Area News Group, Tri-Valley Herald (Pleasanton), San Francisco Bay Guardian, Napa Valley Register, and Yahoo!

Responsibilities

Interests
Journalism, soccer, gardening

Alexis Tamony

Alexis Tamony 

Mathematics

Mathematics

Mathematics Alexis Tamony atamony@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1443

Phone:

Email: atamony@sonomaschools.org

Alexis Tamony, Mathematics

Department(s): Mathematics

Degrees and Certifications
BS - Finance (UC Berkeley), MA - Kinesiology (St. Mary's College); Single Subject Credential - Mathematics; Supplemental Credential - PE

Experience
Goldman Sachs (1997 - 2002) ; De La Salle High School (2002 - 2008); Notre Dame High School (2008 - 2011); Martinez Unified School District (2011 - 2016); Willowside Middle School (2016 - 2020) Sonoma Valley High School (2020 - current); Courses Taught: Math: 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2, Precalculus, Calculus; Others: Coding, Leadership, Fitness & Conditioning

Responsibilities

Interests

Craig Tierney

Craig Tierney 

AP Gov / Honors Econ / AVID

Social Science

707-933-4010 ext5234

AP Gov / Honors Econ / AVID Craig Tierney ctierney@sonomaschools.org 707-933-4010 ext5234
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1272

Phone: 707-933-4010 ext5234

Email: ctierney@sonomaschools.org

Craig Tierney, AP Gov / Honors Econ / AVID

Department(s): Social Science

Degrees and Certifications
MA, BA, and Teaching Credential: Sonoma State University

Experience
Teaching at SVHS since 2015

Responsibilities

Interests
Outside of school I enjoy consuming good food, popular culture and attempting to fix my old junky house. My kids, Truman and Elora, keep me busy the rest of the time--especially between the hours of 2-4AM.

Science Shayna Weiner sweiner@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Page/3429

Phone:

Email: sweiner@sonomaschools.org

Shayna Weiner, Science

Department(s): Science

Degrees and Certifications
- Bachelor of Science: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (from UC Davis; Secondary Science Teaching Credential: Life & Physical Sciences (from UC Davis); Master of Education: Secondary Science (from UC Davis)

Experience
- Taught Chemistry & Biology at Cordova High School in Rancho Cordova (1 year)

Responsibilities

Interests
- Anything outdoors (swimming, hiking, camping, etc.); Reading books and writing for fun; Watching movies and good TV; Science!

Bernadette Weissmann

Bernadette Weissmann 

US History

Social Science

707-933-4010 ext5291

US History Bernadette Weissmann bweissmann@sonomaschools.org 707-933-4010 ext5291
https://www.sonomaschools.org/Domain/1275

Phone: 707-933-4010 ext5291

Email: bweissmann@sonomaschools.org

Bernadette Weissmann, US History

Department(s): Social Science

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Jennifer Wu

Jennifer Wu 

Special Services

Special Services

Special Services Jennifer Wu jwu@sonomaschools.org
https://www.sonomaschools.org/site/Default.aspx?PageID=3176

Phone:

Email: jwu@sonomaschools.org

Jennifer Wu, Special Services

Department(s): Special Services

Degrees and Certifications
Ed. Specialist Credential - Sonoma State University; Master of Arts in Teaching - University of San Francisco; Multiple Subjects Credential - University of San Francisco; Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy - Mills College

Experience
Varied

Responsibilities

Interests
Everything

Instructional Aide SCC Mel Anderson manderson@sonomaschools.org

Phone:

Email: manderson@sonomaschools.org

Mel Anderson, Instructional Aide SCC

Department(s): Other Support

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Instructional Aide SCC Betty Anguiano banguiano@sonomaschools.org

Phone:

Email: banguiano@sonomaschools.org

Betty Anguiano, Instructional Aide SCC

Department(s): Other Support

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Bebe Bartos

Bebe Bartos 

Campus Supervisor

Other Support

Campus Supervisor Bebe Bartos bbartos@sonomaschools.org

Phone:

Email: bbartos@sonomaschools.org

Bebe Bartos, Campus Supervisor

Department(s): Other Support

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Brian Cain

Brian Cain 

Custodian

Other Support

Custodian Brian Cain bcain@sonomaschools.org

Phone:

Email: bcain@sonomaschools.org

Brian Cain, Custodian

Department(s): Other Support

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Karen Crawford

Karen Crawford 

Food Services

Other Support

Food Services Karen Crawford kcrawford@sonomaschools.org

Phone:

Email: kcrawford@sonomaschools.org

Karen Crawford, Food Services

Department(s): Other Support

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Instructional Aide SCC Lupe Lopez llopez@sonomaschools.org

Phone:

Email: llopez@sonomaschools.org

Lupe Lopez, Instructional Aide SCC

Department(s): Other Support

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Rene Murphy

Rene Murphy 

Food Services

Other Support

Food Services Rene Murphy rmurphy@sonomaschools.org

Phone:

Email: rmurphy@sonomaschools.org

Rene Murphy, Food Services

Department(s): Other Support

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Campus Supervisor Olwen Reed-Pencil opencil@sonomachools.org

Phone:

Email: opencil@sonomachools.org

Olwen Reed-Pencil, Campus Supervisor

Department(s): Other Support

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests

Instructional Aide John Simonich jsimonitch@sonomaschools.org

Phone:

Email: jsimonitch@sonomaschools.org

John Simonich, Instructional Aide

Department(s): Other Support

Degrees and Certifications

Experience

Responsibilities

Interests