Staff & Faculty Directory

Rio del Valle Support Staff

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Adrienne Peralta

Adrienne Peralta

Principal
Desmond Webster

Desmond Webster

Assistant Principal
Karen Horde

Karen Horde

School Psychologist

• RDV for 1 year
• BA, Psychology; National University
• MA, School Psychology; National University
• I love traveling and spending time with my dogs.

Andre Vasquez

Andre Vasquez

School Counselor

• RDV for 13 years
• BA, Spanish & Chicano Studies; UCSB
• MS, School Counseling; SDSU
• I love music and staying active.

Bernice Holladay

Bernice Holladay

Librarian

• RDV for 13 years
• BA, Spanish & Chicano Studies; UCSB
• MS, School Counseling; SDSU
• I love music and staying active.

Frances Carrizales

Frances Carrizales

Office Staff
Sandra Betancourt

Sandra Betancourt

Office Staff
Vivian Saldana

Vivian Saldana

Office Staff
Elizabeth Lareva

Elizabeth Lareva

Nurse

Rio del Valle Teachers

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Carlos Anaya

Carlos Anaya

8th Grade, Social Studies

• RDV Teacher for 13 years
• BA in History - University of Eastern New Mexico
• MA in Curriculum & Instruction - Azusa Pacific
• I enjoy jogging and working on cars

 <a href="http://antrimsbiology.blogspot.com" target="_blank">Debbie Antrim</a>

Debbie Antrim

7th Grade, Science

• RDV Teacher for 11 years
• BS Health Sciences; Cal State Northridge
• I love hanging with my children and puppies

Christie Barnes

Christie Barnes

Technology Teacher

• RDV Teacher for 1 year
• BS in Business Education from CSUN
• Reading and being with my family

Barbara Beltran-Walker

Barbara Beltran-Walker

Pat Casiano

Pat Casiano

ELD & Drama

• RDV Teacher for 10 years
• BA, English & Spanish; UCSB
• MA, Educaiton; Pepperdine
• Teatro de las Americas, founding Member

Elizabeth Clayton-Bennett

Elizabeth Clayton-Bennett

Social Studies Teacher

• RDV Teacher for 2 years
• BA History; UC Berkeley
• BS Elementary Education; Bowling Green State University (in Ohio)
• MA Religious Studies; University of Chicago
• I enjoy knitting and walking

Brooke Culler

Brooke Culler

Sara Dowey

Sara Dowey

Gerrit Granado

Gerrit Granado

Hugo Guzman

Hugo Guzman

Mathematics & Robotics

• RDV Teacher for 11 years
• BA in Education; CSUN
• MA in Education; Cal Lutheran
• I enjoy SCUBA diving & Mountain Biking

Kevin Hardy

Kevin Hardy

SPED Teacher

• RDV Teacher for 18 years
• BA in Sociology; CSUN
• MA in Special Education; Cal Lutheran
• I enjoy Reading & Golf

Maureen Hayes

Maureen Hayes

Erica Landeros

Erica Landeros

6th Grade, Math, Science, ELD

• RDV Teacher for 5 years
• BA Liberal Arts; CSUN
• I love to dance

Marcy Lewis-Abriol

Marcy Lewis-Abriol

8th Grade, Language Arts, Honors

• RDV Teacher for 16 years
• BA Religion; La Sierra University
• MA Religion; La Sierra University
• I like spending time with my children

<a href="http://www.rioschools.org/riodelvalle/ms-martin/">Nicole Martin</a>

Nicole Martin

7th & 8th Grade, English

• RDV Teacher for 3 years
• BA English; UCI
• Graduate Gemologist; Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
• MA Education; UCI
• I like Reading, Gemology, Metalworking w/Copper, and Chinchillery

Mindy Martinez

Mindy Martinez

6th Grade Language Arts, Social Studies, Art

• RDV Teacher for 3 years
• BS Interior Design; CSUN
• M.Ed Teacher Leadership; Cal Lutheran
• I like Hanging out with my son & husband, eating tacos and planning events

Elizabeth	Montano

Elizabeth Montano

8th Grade Social Studies, ASB Advisor

• RDV Teacher for 12 years
• BA in Spanish, UCSB
• BA in Chicano Studies, UCSB
• Masters in Education, UCSB
• I like singing and running

Katy Montecino

Katy Montecino

Special Ed

• RDV Teacher for 10 years
• AA, SBCC
• BA, Deaf Studies, CSUN
• MA, Deaf Studies, CSU-CI
• I love my children (does that count?) cooking, photo book making.

Jenny Navarro

Jenny Navarro

Math Teacher

• RDV Teacher for 13 years
• BA, Mathematics; UCSB
• M.ED; UCSB
• I love cooking and spending time with my family.

Alvin Nelson

Alvin Nelson

Teacher

• RDV Teacher for 1 year
• BA Business Administration, Texas A&M
• Emphasis: Management Information Systems
• Single Subject Mathematics; CSU-CI
• Multiple Subjects Credential; CSU-CI
• I love working out and running.

Michelle Oropeza

Michelle Oropeza

Math/Science/AVID

• RDV Teacher for 7 years
• BA, Sociology; UCSB
• MA, Curriculum & Instruction; Azusa Pacific
• MA, Educational Counseling; Azusa Pacific
• I love reading & jigsaw puzzles.

Heather Parks

Heather Parks

6th Grade Language Arts/Social Studies, 6th & 7th Grade Art

• RDV Teacher for 1 year
• BA, Art History; CSUN
• MA, Educational Administration; CSUN
• I love hiking & music.

Debbie Phillips

Debbie Phillips

6th Grade Math/Science, AVID

• RDV Teacher for 7 years
• BS, Anthropology; SDSU
• MA, Education; CLU
• I love reading & traveling.

Martha Powers

Martha Powers

Education Specialist

• RDV Teacher for 8 years
• BA, Biogeography; UCLA
• MLIS (Masters in Library and Information Science); UCLA
• I love gaming and beading.

Jackie Russell

Jackie Russell

Alejandro Sandoval

Alejandro Sandoval

Math Teacher

• RDV Teacher for 13 years
• BS, Biochemistry; Cal Poly SLO
• I love coaching and mountain biking.

Richard Soliz

Richard Soliz

PE, Football Coach, Athletic Director

• RDV Teacher for 11 years
• BA, Communications; CSLA
• MA, Education; Azusa Pacific
• I love coaching and fantasy sports.

Stefanie Terrazas

Stefanie Terrazas

Teacher

• RDV Teacher for 3 years
• BA, Sociology; UCSB
• MA, Curriculum & Instruction; University of Phoenix
• I love coaching and baking.

Ken Tomimitsu

Ken Tomimitsu

PE Teacher

• RDV Teacher for 10 years
• BS, Kinesiology PE, CSUN
• MA, Instructional Technology; CSUN
• I love traveling the world and eating.

Michelle Townsley

Michelle Townsley

6th Grade Math/Science/Elective

• RDV Teacher for 6 years
• BA, Liberal Studies; UCSB
• MA, Curriculum & Instruction, CLU
• I love reading and birding.

Angel Velez

Angel Velez

Mary Walzer

Mary Walzer

7th Grade Language Arts, Honors 8th Grade Spanish

• RDV Teacher for 5 years
• BA, English/Spanish Literature; Hunter College
• MA, education Bilingual Studies; City University of New York
• I love reading, camping and biking.

Melinda Zeman

Melinda Zeman

7th Grade Language Arts

• RDV Teacher for 1 year
• BA, Child Development; CSU, Sacramento
• MA, English; National University
• I love traveling and gardening.