Staff Directory

Office Staff


TK & Kindergarten

  • TK, Lori Bunshaft
  • Paloma Bravence
  • Veronica Lehmann
  • Nicole Tavolazzi

First Grade

  • Kimberly Boncher
  • Gina Coates
  • Aubrey Curran

Second Grade

  • Karen Nunez
  • Lalita Platfoot
  • Cynthia Wedge

Third Grade

  • Laura Autio
  • Beth Ferguson
  • Valerie Stephenson

Fourth Grade

  • Michelle Chomas
  • Angela La Corte

Fifth Grade

  • Serena Conde
  • Candice Morales

Sixth Grade

  • Rachel Guera
  • Lori Korovec

Certified Support Staff

  • Information, Data & Support Coach, Kristin Gentile
  • LSH Specialist, Laura Foster
  • Resource Specialist (SAI), Brooke Noble
  • Resource Specialist (SAI), Lauren Maack
  • Psychologist, Krystena Davis
  • School Support Liaison, Lauren Oppenheimer

Classified Staff

  • Library Media Tech, Sara Pittman
  • Senior Custodian, Chris Heckler
  • Night Custodian, Phillip Davey
  • Child Nutrition Worker, Erin Clyde x2393
  • ESS Leader, Alberto Hernandez x2392
  • Computer Technician, Johnathan Rice
  • Paraprofessional, Haley Hill
  • Paraprofessional, Samantha Huber
  • Paraprofessional, Debbie Millican
  • Paraprofessional, Madeline Ochoa
  • Paraprofessional, Michelle Palmer
  • Paraprofessional, Kendra Spence Gray
  • Campus Attendant, Torrey DePhilippis
  • Campus Attendant, Ava Millican
  • Campus Attendant, Elizabeth Mendez
  • Campus Attendant, Gabriel Bernard
  • Campus Attendant, Roman Castro
  • Campus Attendant, Daniel Carreon

Why You'll Love Lemon Avenue

  • Near the Heart of Downtown La Mesa
  • Active Parent Community Who Are Deeply Connected and Committed to Student Success
  • Creative and Work Closely with the Community
  • 2012 California Distinguished School

Enroll Today!

School +      District +

District Spotlight

Spotlight on Maryland Ave Elementary

Check out our latest Spotlight Story showcasing what makes Maryland Ave so special! 


Academy Program Offerings Dazzle with Music at Spring Valley Academy

Enjoy this video about amazing students at Spring Valley Academy, an International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme School.  Academy enrollment is now open until December 2.


Academy Programs in LMSV Engage Unique Gifts of Each Child

Enjoy this video about student artists and performances at LMAAC. Academy enrollment is now open until December 2.


Get the Lemon Avenue Elementary School App