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Staff Directory

Office Staff

Certified Classroom Staff

TK and Kindergarten

  • Jill Lehto, Room 4
  • Amy Hartig, Room 24
  • Sharon West, Room 25

First Grade

  • Kim Larson, Room 2
  • Patty So, Room 3

Second Grade

  • Jacoba Dolloff , Room 8
  • Christina Rogers, Room 5

Third Grade

  • Cliff Cruz, Room 7
  • Lilia Weeks, Room 14 (3/4 combo class)

Fourth Grade

  • Lauren Hartig, Room 16
  • Lilia Weeks, Room 14, (3/4 combo class)

Fifth Grade

  • Britany Shapiro, Room 13

Sixth Grade

  • Kim Nowak, Room 15



  • Catherine Nafey, Room 12

TK – Second

  • Shawna Hall, Room 10

Third – Sixth

  • Jennifer Sanders, Room 21

Certificated Support Staff

  • Resource Specialist, Kimberly Albut & Caitlin Mays, Room 18 & 20
  • SLP (Speech, Language Pathologist) PreSchool, Sally Maxwell, Room 19
  • SLP Grades TK-6th, Gayle Marinkovich, Room 9C
  • Psychologist (Mon/Tue & alt. Fri), Dean Permicias, Room 9A
  • Intervention Teacher,  Julie Lambert, Room 17

Classified Staff

  • ESS Leader, Michael Diego,  Auditorium
  • Library & Learning Resource Technician, MaryEllen Shu, Library
  • Senior Custodian, Mark Berkey
  • Night Custodian, Richard Lopez
  • Child Nutrition (Lead), Elena Crivello, Cafeteria 

Why You'll Love Casa de Oro

  • Small and Caring Neighborhood School
  • Focus on Social-Emotional Learning
  • Building a Positive Growth Mindset Toward Academic Progress
  • The Sky’s the Limit if you Set Your Mind to It
  • Home to Great Clubs like Ballet, Folklorico and Coding

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District Spotlight

LMSV Teacher of the Year Salute to Teachers

Enjoy this wonderful video produced by SDCOE celebrating the achievement of Manny and the impact he makes with students and his community each and every day. 



Enjoy this video compilation of footage from students and teachers from all of our school sites showcasing our district values of equity, inclusion and HEART.


Sonic Expressions at Spring Valley Academy

At Spring Valley Academy, the innovative Sonic Expressions music course combines creating music with social skills. As the saying in Sonic Expressions goes, "When words fail, music speaks."