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Pre-K - SRLDP

Mrs. Linda Togneri - PALS - Room 22

Mrs. Yvonne Galvan - PALS - Room 21

Ms. Stephanie Rosas - PSC - Room 19

Mrs. Olga Terrazas - ETK - Room 20

Claudia Curiel - PCC - Room 20

Kindergarten

Mrs. Van Tran - Room 9

Mrs. Tran has been teaching at Sharp for over nineteen years. She is very excited to have returned to Kindergarten for this school year. She is extremely passionate about her work as a teacher and strives to always be learning as she teaches. Her classroom goal is to make sure all of her students master their grade-level standards while having fun. Mrs. Tran was born in Vietnam but grew up in the suburbs of Los Angeles. She enjoys spending time with her husband, her twins, and their dog: Jett. When she’s not in the classroom, Mrs. Tran likes to cook, hike, and travel the world. Here are some of her favorite things:

Favorite Color: Purple

Favorite Food: Sushi

Favorite Book: Memoirs of a Geisha

Favorite Drinks: Oolong and Matcha Green Tea

 

Mrs. Kathleen Forero - Room 6

Ms. Chris Butler - Room 4

Ms. Karrie Alfaro - TK - Room 7

Grade 1

Mr. Christian Weissmann - Room 13

Mrs. Claudia Weissmann - K1 - Room 14

Mrs. Miranda Donovan - Room 11

Mr. Robert Fuchikami - Room 10

Mrs. Mary Mask - Special Educ. - K2 

Grade 2

Mrs. Rachel Blakeslee - Room 41 

Mrs. Maria Saldivar - Room 44

Mrs. Diana Fuchikami - Room 43

 

Grade 3

Mrs. Carmen Cortez - Room 23 

Mrs. Eva Guzman - Room 24

Ms. Alicia Martin - Room 29

Ms. Martin has been teaching at Sharp Ave. Elementary since 1996.  She grew up in a small town in Northern California near Santa Cruz.  She attended college in San Diego for her undergraduate degree and received her teaching credential at Cal State University Northridge.  She has been a master teacher (training new teachers) and has worked with gifted and talented students, as well as a writing coach helping to support her fellow teachers.   As an active member of the school site council, she advocates for all students and the improvement of the school.  Ms. Martin enjoys reading, spending time with family and friends, and traveling to new places. 

 

Mrs. Jackie Hansen - Room 25

Grade 4

Mrs. Patty VanSciver - Room 32

Mr. Victor Ledezma - Room 33

Mrs. Patti McFerren - Room 34

Mr. Tom VanSciver - Special Education - Room 31

Grade 5


Mrs. Lois Scott-Vogel - Room 27

Mrs. Scott-Vogel was born in the Panama Canal Zone and was raised in Panama City, Panama.  After completing high school with a Baccalaureate in Business, she moved to the United States to pursue her college education.  She obtained a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from California State University Northridge.  In 1997, after a successful career as a business owner and manager in corporate America, she left the business world to become a classroom teacher. She obtained her Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and an M.A. in Educational Administration from California State University Northridge.  She has served the students and parents of Sharp Avenue Elementary in various capacities including Master Teacher, Grade Level Representative, Targeted Student Programs Advisor, School Site Council President, Student Council Teacher, PTA Treasurer, and PTA Secretary. Currently, she co-coordinates, along with Mrs. Shanks, the Gifted and Talented Programs and is the webmaster for the school's website. Always an avant-garde educator, Mrs. Scott-Vogel is always implementing new technologies and cutting-edge educational practices to ensure student success.

Favorite Quote: "It doesn't matter if we teach them how to read and write if we lose them as basic human beings." - Leo Buscaglia

 

Mrs. Shea Shanks - Room 28

Mr. Craig Bennington - Room 26

Mr. Steven Kosoy - Room 30 (Gr. 4/5)

Mrs. Tiffany Watkins-Glover - Special Education - Room 18

Mr. Tom Van Sciver - RSP - Room 31

Low Incidence Learning Center (LILC)

Daniel Glinn, Sped TK-5 - Room 17