Administrative Staff

B.A. English, Stanford University
Ed.D. Educational Leadership, Mills College
Zachary Roberts
Head of School
B.A. Feminist Studies, UCSC
M.A. Education, UCSC
Hannah Wikse
Assistant Head of School
831.423.0341 ext. 327
B.A. Liberal Studies, CSU Monterey Bay
M.A. Education, UC Santa Cruz
Kris Broek
Resource Support Coordinator
831.423.0341 ext. 315
B.F.A., Massachussets College of Art
Petra Bryan
Admissions and Enrollment Associate
831.423.0341 ext. 357
B.A. Mass Communications and Journalism, Fresno State University
Megan Eldredge
Director of Extended Programs
831.423.0341 ext. 334
B.A. Psychology, UCSC
Jeremy King
Director of Information Technology & Facilities Manager
831.423.0341 ext. 305
B.S. Engineering, Humboldt State University
Shawn Padilla
Director of Finance and Operations
831.423.0341 ext. 359
B.A. International Studies with Minor in Art History, University of South Florida
Nikki Patterson
Executive Assistant
831.423.0341 ext. 312
Zach Raney
Assistant Director of Extended Programs; Athletic Director
831.423.0341 ext. 334

Elementary Faculty

B.A. Environmental Studies, UCSC
Kurt Almendras
4th Grade Teacher
831.423.0341 ext. 324
B.A. Early Childhood Education, Brandman University
Jonnie Cardinale
1st Grade Teacher
831.423.0341 ext. 336
B.A. Psychology, UCSC
Jennifer Crosby
2nd Grade Teacher
831.423.0341 ext. 326
B.A. Education, UCSC
Julie Foster
3rd Grade Teacher
831.423.0341 ext. 317
B.A. Classical Civilizations, UC Irvine
Sarah Hernandez
Kindergarten Teacher
831.423.0341 ext. 328
B.A. English Literature, Bryn Mawr College
Ed. M. in Mind, Brain and Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Kaia Huseby
3rd & 4th Grade Teacher
831.423.0341 ext. 323
B.A. Psychology, UC Santa Cruz
M.A. Education, UC Santa Cruz
Brianna McNulty
4th Grade Teacher
B.A. Liberal Studies, CSU Chico
Sari Mundon
5th Grade Teacher
831.423.0341 ext. 321
Nichole Murphy
1st Grade Teaching Assistant
Becky Murrow
Early Intervention Reading Specialist / K-3rd Physical Education Teacher
831.423.0341 ext. 354
B.A. Religous Studies & India Studies, Indiana University
M.A. Elementary Education, Indiana University
Rachel Sattinger
2nd Grade Teacher
831.423.0341 ext. 325

Middle School Faculty

B.A. Biology, Minor Environmental Science, University of Virginia
M.A. Education, UCSC
Allison Birkhead
Middle School Math & Science Teacher
B.A. English, San Diego State University
Lissa Downey
7th & 8th Grade Humanities Teacher
B.S. Elementary Education, Boston University
Mary D. Geyer
Middle School Math Teacher
831.423.0341 ext. 361
B.A. Sociology, Sonoma State University
M.A. Education, Sonoma State University
Kim Lenz
6th Grade Humanities Teacher
831.423.0341 ext. 338
B.A. Spanish, San Jose State University
B.A. French, San Jose State University, M.A. French, San Jose State University
Patricia Lucas
Middle School Spanish Teacher
831.423.0341 ext. 329
B.A. Biology, Brown University
M.A. Education, UC Santa Cruz
Michael Matthews
Middle School Math & Science Teacher
831.423.0341 ext. 313

Co-Curricular Specialists

B.A. UC Santa Cruz
M.A. International Education, Oxford Brooke's University
David Cameron
Music Teacher
831.423.0341 ext. 336
Brandt Frandle
Lower Elementary Physical Education Teacher and After School Care Supervisor
831.423.0341 ext. 334
B.F.A. and M.S. Art and Design Education, Pratt Institute
Emily Jingst
Art Teacher
831.423.0341 ext. 335
B.A. Environmental Studies, UCSC
Kirsten Mehl
4th - 8th Grade Physical Education Teacher
831.423.0341 ext. 331
B.A. Psychology and Cultural Anthropology, UC Santa Barbara
Krissie Olson
Technology Integration Specialist
B.A. Liberal Studies, Minor in Spanish, San Francisco State University
Ana Pena
Lower School Spanish Teacher
831.423.0341 ext. 337
ECE Credential Horticulture, Cabrillo College
Environmental Studies Program and Life lab Intensive Training, UCSC
Caprice Potter
Life Lab Science Teacher
831.423.0341 ext. 309