Staff & Faculty Directory

Rio Rosales Support Staff

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Ryan Howatt

Ryan Howatt

Principal
Brenda Bravo

Brenda Bravo

Assistant Principal

- BA, Liberal Studies, CSU, Channel Islands
- BA, Spanish, CSU, Channel Islands
- MA, Educational Leadership, CSU, Channel Islands
- In education since 2010

I love spending time with my husband Walter and my three daughters, Maddy, Bella and Alice. I enjoy reading, baking and spending time at the beach.

Sarah Vazquez

Sarah Vazquez

Office Manager
Rubi DeLaVirgen

Rubi DeLaVirgen

Student & Family Support Specialist
Janelle Jester

Janelle Jester

Counselor
Amy Smith

Amy Smith

School Psychologist
Julie Douek

Julie Douek

Speech Therapist
Emily Davis

Emily Davis

Speech Therapist
Elenor Syrett

Elenor Syrett

Intervention
Ana Ramirez

Ana Ramirez

RSP
Elise Hirsty

Elise Hirsty

Nurse
Darlene Fino

Darlene Fino

Librarian
Stephanie Varela

Stephanie Varela

Cafeteria
Yolanda Bullock

Yolanda Bullock

Cafeteria
Rojelio Calderon

Rojelio Calderon

Custodian
Joe Zavala

Joe Zavala

Custodian

Rio Rosales Teachers

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Matthew Bovenzi

Matthew Bovenzi

4th Grade
Amanda Bruski

Amanda Bruski

1st Grade
Lisa Casta

Lisa Casta

Transitional Kinder
Kylie Francis

Kylie Francis

Kindergarten
Alexandra Gabriel

Alexandra Gabriel

SDC 2nd/3rd
Amber Gibson

Amber Gibson

3rd Grade
Kari Ibarra

Kari Ibarra

SDC Pre-K
Mark Jester

Mark Jester

5th Grade

I have taught in Rio for 17 years.
BA in Psychology from UCSB
Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from CSUN
I like to hike, play board and card games with friends, read, discuss politics, and stay informed about the world.

Sonia Lopez

Sonia Lopez

Kindergarten
Susana Loughman

Susana Loughman

2nd Grade
Clara Miranda

Clara Miranda

3rd Grade
Shaylee Mix

Shaylee Mix

4th Grade
Erin Mooney

Erin Mooney

3rd Grade
Katherine Muller

Katherine Muller

5th Grade

5th grade educator. It is an exciting and fun experience to be a teacher and educator!

Martha Neary

Martha Neary

Kindergarten

Kindergarten educator. Teaching little ones is so inspiring, energizing, active and fun!

Margaret O’Sullivan

Margaret O’Sullivan

5th Grade
Carrie Purcell

Carrie Purcell

SDC Kinder/1st, Romm G-5
Soila Rodriguez

Soila Rodriguez

2nd Grade
Lauren Schuster

Lauren Schuster

SDC 4th/5th
Kristen Steiner

Kristen Steiner

1st Grade
Faye Vea

Faye Vea

4th Grade

4th grade educator. Rio Rosales Dragons. In love with teaching. Forever a lifelong learner.

Robert Wagstaff

Robert Wagstaff

2nd Grade
Julia Wittlin

Julia Wittlin

1st Grade