Kim Megyesi

Director and Founder

Ms. Megyesi grew up in Ohio, graduated summa cum laude from Mount Union College, and…

Anne Ambrose

Finance Manager

Anne was born and raised in Michigan, attended the University of Michigan, and then decided…

Patricia Anderson

Supervision Coordinator

Patricia Anderson is not afraid of challenges! After becoming parents to two bright and witty…

Lydia Yang

Operations Manager

Mrs. Lydia Yang was born and raised in Southern California. She loves the sunny weather…

Gaby Ader

Ms. Gaby grew up in the beautiful beach community of Malibu, California. After graduating from…

Michelle Almeida

Mrs. Almeida is a Southern California native. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from…

Kinsey Aragon

Ms. Kinsey grew up in Diamond Bar, California. She has her Bachelors in communication from…

Krista Brown

Krista graduated from CSULB with a degree in Liberal Studies. She has held a teaching…

Rhys Buchele

Mr. Buchele has been teaching music for over twenty years. He was trained as a…

Glenda Campos

Glenda Campos recently moved from the Seattle area to Orange County, as her husband’s job…

Chess Masters/Chris Tingley

Mr. Chris is a senior instructor with Chess Masters. He has over 5 years of…

Jocelyn Contestabile

After receiving her Bachelors’ degree in Food Science and Nutrition, Mrs. Contestabile worked as a…

Demi Dusterhoft

Ms. Demi is a 25-year old homeschool graduate with a passion for passing on the…

Susan Eichinger

Ms. Susan is a native Californian born to Chilean parents who immigrated in 1964. During…

Kristen Fewel

Kristen has been a passionate writer since she was a child. She won journalism awards…

Fiorella Gardella

Ms. Fio’s goals are to strengthen students’ awareness and appreciation for our beautiful planet, through…

Jing Guo

Ms. Jing was born in northern China, and moved to the U.S. when she was…

Stephanie Hodgson

Ms. Stephanie grew up in Placentia, graduating from El Dorado High School. She received her…

Amelia Howell

A native of Illinois, Amelia Howell grew up in the Chicago suburbs and holds a…

Julie Johnson

Ms. Julie grew up in a small copper-mining town in Arizona and graduated with a…

Natalie Knox

Ms. Natalie has been teaching all over Orange County, in various settings ever since she…

Dave Maestrejuan

Dave was plugged into the role of artist by kindergarten. He went to Fullerton College,…

Ashley Nick

Ashley Nick loves to learn and wants to share that love of learning with all…

Robin Oliver

Ms. Robin is passionate about the study of all things living and our planet. She…

Linnea Perez

Ms. Perez is a native southern Californian and has a Bachelor of Science degree in…

Amy Roberts

Ms. Roberts grew up in the East Coast in Frederick County, Maryland. She earned a…

Kara Sarkar

Mrs. Kara Sarkar is a Los Angeles area native and enjoys the teaching and learning…

Kimberly Schreiner

Kimberly Schreiner is a teacher, a lover of Planet Earth, and has a heart for…

Raziya Shaikh

Ms. Shaikh was born in Southern California. During her childhood, she called a number of…

Dawn Spranger

Dawn Spranger grew up in Anaheim, California. In 1997, she earned her bachelor’s degree from…

Annette Stanley

Mrs. Stanley grew up in Southern California and South Africa with her sister, fellow Arbor…

Lauren Vargas

Ms. Lauren is an Orange County native who found her passion for teaching in Northern…

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