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Staff Directory

2019–2020 School Year

Phone Number: (619) 668-5895
– Dial 1 for Attendance
– Dial 2 for the Office
– Dial 3 for ESS
– Dial 4 for the Café
Fax Number: (619) 668-8324
Café Direct Line: (619) 668-5858 

Office Staff

Certificated Classroom Staff



First Grade

Second Grade

Third Grade

Fourth Grade

Fifth & Sixth Grade

Certificated Staff – Special Education

Certificated Support Staff

Classified Support Staff

  • Juliet Salbato, Library Technician, Library, (x3786)            
  • Cindy Gentry (5:30 am-2:00 pm), Café Manager, (x3785)                            
  • Nikki Fox, ESS Leader, Auditorium, (x3781)
  • Bill Schell, Lead Custodian    
  • Don Ard, Night Custodian
  • Max Cohen, Paraprofessional, SDC, Room 3
  • Shauna Guesman, Paraprofessional, SDC, Room 3
  • Shelly Sanders, Paraprofessional, SDC, Room 3
  • Dan Daly, Paraprofessional, SAI, Room 8
  • Brenda Hollister, Paraprofessional, SAI, Room 21
  • Mary Peck, Paraprofessional, SAI, Room 21
  • Teri Andre, Paraprofessional, Room 23/24
  • Stephanie Guido, Paraprofessional, Room 23/24
  • Maria Cano, Paraprofessional, SDC, Room 25/26
  • Sidney Jesperson, Paraprofessional, SDC, Room 25/26
  • Beatrice Quiros Salcedo, Paraprofessional, SDC, Room 25/26
  • Jorge Bustamante, Paraprofessional, SDC, Room 27/28
  • Michelle Maldonado, Paraprofessional, SDC, Room 27/28
  • Sparkle Lewis, Paraprofessional, SDC, Room 27/28
  • Amanda Gallic, Paraprofessional, SDC, Room 29
  • Amber Jones, Paraprofessional, SDC, Room 29
  • Kim Thomas, Paraprofessional, SDC, Room 29

Campus Attendants 

  • Monica Diaz Martinez
  • Aurora Figueroa
  • Salina Jack
  • Rosemarie Medina
  • Maria Steele

Why You'll Love Sweetwater Springs

  • One of the Newest Facilities in La Mesa-Spring Valley Schools
  • Students Engage in Learning in a Caring Community

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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."