Meet Our Staff

At SVA, we don’t just create great scholars; we create great people. Since we have big goals, we employ teachers and staff with even bigger hearts.

Our team leads with love in all they do, creates engaging learning experiences, and are dedicated to making a life-changing difference in the lives of every student every day!

Pete Banks

Building Maintenance Coordinator

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Natasha Carr

Director Of Operations

Jackie Johnson Portrait

Jackie Johnson

Director of People and Culture

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Dr. Tanae Morrison

Founder and CEO

Allison Ong

People and Culture Analyst

Shiva Shojaei

People and Culture Administrator

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Amy Austin

Principal

Petrona Rodney Campbell

Special Education Teacher

Bernadette Carbajal

Curriculum Specialist

Gary Caruso

Interventionist

Claudia Chavira

Instructional Coach

Maggie Christman

Interventionist

James Conner

6th Grade Math and Science Teacher

Faith Corral

Paraprofessional

Dody Damron

6th Grade ELA and Science Teacher

Laurie Ellzey

1st Grade Teacher

Nicole England

1st Grade Teacher

Susana Escono

Food Service Worker

Nidia Flores

7th and 8th Grade Math

Devan Franke

7th and 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher

Devon George

7th and 8th Grade Science Teacher

Angela Giammarco

Instructional Coach

Anna Hayes

2nd Grade Teacher

Artidra Hubbard-Magsby

5th Grade Teacher

Jason Hungerford

Dean of Students

Joseph Jackson

5th Grade Teacher

Brian Johnson

Leader In Me Instructor

Tamara Jones

Kindergarten Teacher

Diana Kudes

3rd Grade Teacher

Amanda Love

ELD Specialist

Angel Madrid

Kids Care Facilitator

Amal Mahdi

3rd Grade Teacher

Jaclyn Martinez

Paraprofessional

Dr. Marshall Morris

Student Services and Community Liaison Officer

Joshua Myhlhousen

6th Grade Social Studies and Science Teacher

Cecilia Nuno

Attendance Clerk

Adriana Ortega

1st Grade Teacher

Rreal Powell

Kids Care Facilitator

Michelle Pugh

Art Teacher

Nubia Ruiz

7th and 8th Grade ELA

Tony Sano

Noon Aide/Recess Monitor

Dr. William Smith

Assistant Principal

Gabrielle Sobalvarro

Kindergarten Teacher

Kerrie Starke

2nd Grade Teacher

Nicole Swinney

P.E. Teacher

Michelle Toolson

3rd Grade Teacher

Thelma Valenzuela

Office Manager

Brittany Ventris

Special Education Paraprofessional

Katy Wang

4th Grade Teacher

Rahamata Watara

5th Grade Teacher

Marianne Welker

NSLP Specialist and Paraprofessional

Chanel Williams

4th Grade Teacher

Vivian Wills

4th Grade Teacher

Rebecca Andreozzi

1st Grade Teacher

Lindsey Bailey

Kindergarten Teacher

Geoffrey Bailey

Art Teacher

Katrina Baker

Dean Of Students

Juliana Cantu

Leader In Me (LIM) Instructor and Special Education Paraprofessional

Jacob Evans

Computer & Technology Teacher - Lead

Tina Ferreira

Noon Aide/Recess Monitor

Nicole Frett

Food Service Worker

Ebony Frey

5th Grade Teacher

Lisa Galindo

Noon Aide/Recess Monitor

Tamika Gordon

1st Grade Teacher

Gabriel Green

P.E. Teacher

Jeannie Grochocki

Curriculum Specialist

Sue Hagenau

Paraprofessional

Porsche Harrington

Paraprofessional

Marilyn Jenkins

Kids Care Facilitator

Autumn Johnson

Instructional Coach

Jamie Johnson

2nd Grade Teacher

Thomas Johnston

3rd Grade Teacher

Deja Land

Kids Care Coordinator

Wilmarie Maldonado

KINDERGARTEN TEACHER

Monica Navarro

Attendance Clerk

Marcus Ortiz

School Counselor

Cecilia Perkins

Office Manager

Lloydchell Ransom

1st Grade Teacher

Georgiann Setser

Paraprofessional

Kyra Shields

Kindergarten Teacher

Autumn Williams

Middle School (MS) Science Teacher

Terry Yee

4th Grade Teacher

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