Lower School

Profile

Christy Vail
Head of Lower School

B.A., California State University San Francisco

Faculty & Staff

Barbara Fackenthall Tash
Pre-Kindergarten

Early Children Education Certificate, Sacramento City College

Faculty & Staff

Donna Manning
Pre-Kindergarten

B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara

Faculty & Staff

Sarah Song
Kindergarten

B.A., California State University, Sacramento

Faculty & Staff

Maura Ryan (‘02) Perotti
First Grade

B.S. Santa Clara University; M.A., Santa Clara University

Faculty & Staff

Jane Gillette
Second Grade

B.S., Georgetown University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Faculty & Staff

Cameron Bohn
Third Grade

B.A., University of Colorado; B.S., Montana State University

Faculty & Staff

Kristi Mathisen
Third Grade

B.A., California State University, Northridge; M.Ed, California State University, Sacramento

Faculty & Staff

Gretchen Fogelstrom
Fifth Grade

B.A., Oregon State University; M.A., University of Oregon; M.S. School for International Training

Faculty & Staff

John Yu
Fifth Grade

B.S., University of Delaware

Profile

Sue Ryan
Lower School Librarian

B.A., Cardinal Stritch College; M.S., California State University, Fullerton

Faculty & Staff

Julie Shanks
Lower School Arts

B.S., California State University, Sacramento

Faculty & Staff

Elena Rodriguez Bennett
Lower School Music

B.A., Cornell University; M.Div., Yale University (Divinity School); M.A. California State University, Sacramento

Faculty & Staff

Felecia Keys
Lower School Music
Grades 5-12 Orchestra, Chamber Music, Choir

B.A., Patten University; M.S., California State University, Chico

Faculty & Staff

Bill Stainbrook
Physical Education Faculty

B.S., California Polytechnic University, San Lois Obispo

Faculty & Staff

Ines Ochoa
World Language, Lower School Spanish

B.A., University of California, Davis; Teaching Credential, Chapman University