Staff Directory


Office/Student Support Staff

  • Matt Thompson, Principal (x3199)
  • Lauren Basteyns, Assistant Principal (x3001)
  • Eddie Iriqui, Assistant Principal (x3155)
  • Bruce Crenshaw, Counselor (x3187)
  • Joe Malek, Academic-Behavior Interventionist (x3131)
  • Debra Lunamand, IB Coordinator (x3148)
  • Julie Juaire, School Office Manager (x3197)
  • Roxana Diaz, School Office Assistant (x3190)
  • Ann Weiss, School Office Assistant/Registrar (x3196)
  • Mimi Ruiz, Attendance/ Health Technician (x3189)

Classified Staff

  • ESS Leader, Heather Spruell (x3181)
  • Library Media Technician, Kary Morris-Root (x3186)
  • Senior Custodian, Vern Cuerden
  • Night Custodian, Dave Gillean
  • Night Custodian, Cheryl Plunkett
  • Night Custodian, Joshua Nedesky Cruz
  • Cafe Manager, Cheryl Young , (x3185) 


Why You'll Love Spring Valley Academy

  • An International Baccalaureate (IB) Candidate School
  • IB Programme is a World-Renowned Program with a Focus on International-Mindedness, Project-Based Learning through Inquiry, Action through Service to the Community and World Language Acquisition
  • Great for All Students and Especially Enriching for Gifted Students and those Wishing to Learn or Improve Spanish
  • World Language Acquisition
  • Personalized Acceleration
  • International/Global Focus
  • Service Projects
  • Academic, Social, Emotional Development
  • Inquiry-Based, Hands-On Learning
  • Preparation for Advanced High School and University Coursework

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District Spotlight

LMSV The Lens of Equity

LMSV has a commitment to ensuring high levels of learning for each and every child. Watch this video to learn about our focus on equity and our partnerships with San Diego State University focused on equity.


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.