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Staff Directory

Office Staff

  • Principal, Wendy Newmark
  • Office Manager, Christine Hernandez
  • Health Technician, Julie Baez 

Certified Classroom Staff


  • Dual Immersion,  Shane Barkley, Room 1
  • Dual Immersion,  Veronica Chalco, Room 4
  • Dual Immersion, Sharon Perry, Room 18
  • Dual Immersion, Gabriel Aispuro, Room 17 

First Grade

  • Dual Immersion, Rachel Casarez, Room 3
  • Dual Immersion, Curtis Walker, Room 5
  • Dual Immersion, Elizabeth Lamping, Room 7
  • Dual Immersion, Raquel Luna, Room 2   

Second Grade

  • Dual Immersion,  Chelsea Barnette , Room 15
  • Dual Immersion, Christian Carrillo, Room 16
  • Dual Immersion,  Megan Cuenca , Room 9
  • Dual Immersion, Karla Sierra, Room 13   

Third Grade

  • Dual Immersion,  Francine Imada , Room 10
  • Dual Immersion,  Gabriel Gonzales , Room 12
  • Dual Immersion,  Victoria Quirk , Room 11
  • Dual Immersion,  Adriana Chee , Room 14    

Third/Fourth Grade

  • Jane Javier (Grades 3 &4), Room 29
  • Melissa Halmaghi (Grade 4), Room 31
  • Jennifer Ciccarelli (Grade 4) , Room 30  

Preschool / TK

  • Kathia Bustamante, Room 8
  • Denise Kawamoto, Room 27 

Certified Support Staff

  • SAI Teacher, Jane Marroquin-Llamas, Room 19
  • SAI Teacher, Krista Exerjian, Room 20
  • SLP (Speech Language Pathologist) Emily Lundberg, Room 26
  • SLP (Speech Language Pathologist) Daniela Marcus, Room C-1
  • Psychologist, Dr. Carmen Martinez, Room 20
  • Psychologist, Kristina Magana, Room C-1
  • School Nurse, Coralie Blasy, STEAM Academy
  • EL Coach/Intervention Teacher, Sandy Gomez, Room 25
  • Data Coach, Testing Coordinator, Intervention Teacher, Paula Wilson, Room 6     

Classified Staff

  • ESS Leader, Angel Bustos, Room 36/Auditorium
  • ESS Assistant Lead, Aleia Mulroney, Room 36/Auditorium
  • Library Media Technician, Michelle Sharrieff, Library
  • Senior Custodian, Chuck Hicks
  • Night Custodian, Tim Litsheim
  • Child Nutrition (Lead), Myrna Collado, Cafeteria
  • Child Nutrition, Josefina Arcega, Cafeteria
  • Child Nutrition, Maria Nicho, Cafeteria
  • Paraprofessional, SAI, Jeannette Ramos
  • Paraprofessional, SAI, Nina Hernandez
  • Paraprofessional, Pre-school, Ariana Swanson
  • Paraprofessional, Pre-school, Amanda Walker
  • Playground Attendant, Ronda Alglmas
  • Playground Attendant, Cecilia, Garcia
  • Playground Attendant, Franny Jenkins
  • Playground Attendant, Charlene Humphries
  • Playground Attendant, Lynae Rosses-Pompey
  • Playground Attendant, Lucia Sanchez    
  • Playground Attendant, Rhonda Alglmas    

Why You'll Love Kempton

  • Serves Students in Preschool to Grade 4
  • Home to a Literacy Program
  • Home to a Dual Immersion Program for Students in Grades K - 3, Seeking to be Bilingual and Bi-literate in English and Spanish
  • Committed to Engaging in Cutting-Edge Literacy Building Practices for our Young Readers

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