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Aliso Niguel Teachers (alphabetical listing)

(Abedi) Harvey, Lora College & Career Planning
Ahmadi, Mariana Teacher
Albelo, Luis Teacher
Aldaco, Danelle Teacher
Alvarez, Sharon English/Journalism/Softball
Arena, Franco Teacher
Arrow, Jamie Teacher
Austin, Hope Teacher
Barnett, Keith Teacher
Beckler, Ann Teacher
Bennett, Kathleen Teacher
Bhaskar, Monica Teacher
Biggs, Paul Teacher
Bornfeld, Dan AP European History Instructor
Brady, Kimberly Staff
Brady, Kimberly Teacher
Brosamer, Brian Teacher
Brown, Angela Teacher
Buckholz, Cynthia Teacher
Buckman, Jonathan Teacher
Burch, Jessica World History/Academic Decathlon Coach
Burger, Gregory Teacher
Burns, Robert Teacher
Butler, Don Pedro Español 3/Español 4/Head Girls Volleyball Coach
Butler, Vido Teacher
Calahan, Michael Teacher
Camp, Tracy Staff
Carrington, John Math / algebra / geometry
Castillo, Yolanda Staff
Chan, Rachel School Counselor
Chapman, Michael Teacher
Chavez-Rock, Barbara Teacher
Cheshire, Logan Staff
Chubb, Jon College & Career Planning/Football Coach
Clarke, Rima Teacher
Colwell, Greg US History/ Head Coach- Aliso Wrestling/Frosh Football Assistant Coach/High Ju
Cortez, Monique Staff
Coscia, Juliet Staff
Cox, Ryan Teacher
Daugherty, Eric Staff
de Diego, Ed.D., Joslin Social Studies Teacher: AP European History & Economics
Desiano, Ann-Marie Teacher
Everett, Karen Academic Advisor
Ezratty, Kenneth Teacher
Ezratty, Lisa Teacher
Famalette, Dwynn Teacher
Fowler, Diane Teacher
Frome, Lori English Teacher; English Language Learner Advisor
Garcia-Pickard, Josephine Teacher
Golden, Jeremy Theatre Arts Teacher/ executive director, Aliso Niguel Theatre Company
Grasso, Lynda Teacher
Greeley, Christina Teacher
Green, Justin Teacher
Greenfield, Sherry Teacher
Hairston, jr., William Teacher
Hanson, Craig Teacher
Harlan, Carol Teacher
Harney, Jason Director of Choral and Vocal Music
Hazard, Zachery Teacher
Hecht, Vicki Academic Advisor
Henderson, Marie Teacher
Hendrix, Sherida Teacher
Henry, Jeremy Teacher
Henson, Thomas Teacher
Herbold, Mr. Amazing Teacher
Hewko Goulet, Erin Teacher
Higgs, Sean Teacher
Hokama, Debbie Teacher
Holloway, Melissa Teacher
Holst-garvin, Jennifer Teacher
Hornacek, Melissa Teacher
Jansen, Robert AP Physics C / AP Physics B
Jarrett, Paul Teacher
Jax, Alison Teacher
Jenkins, Marsha Teacher
Jeung, Albert Orchestra / Physical Education Teacher
Johnson, Valerie Fine Arts / Drawing and Painting Teacher
Kelly, Connor Teacher
Kent, Diane Teacher
Kenworthy-Kruger, Stacy Teacher
Kirkwood, Jason Teacher
Klasna, Tara Teacher
Kohler, Thomas Teacher
Kokx, Aaron Health-Varsity Baseball Coach
Lane, Serena Teacher
Levy, Matthew Teacher
Lewis, Dawn Teacher
Library, ANHS Staff
Lihme, Tait Staff
Lihme, Tait Teacher
Livingston, Lisa Teacher
Lusar, Patricia Teacher
Lynch, Erick Teacher
Lynch, Janis Staff
Macdonald, Paula Spanish
Mack, Douglas Teacher: Auto Mechanics, Auto Tech, Alternative Fuels
Marsh, Barbara Teacher
Martinez, Judith Teacher
Mashburn, Andrew Teacher
Mccann, Lisa Teacher
Mcginity, Cathy Teacher
Mckenna, Mary Teacher
Melbon, Brent Teacher
Middlebrook, Stacy Teacher
Middleton, Tracy Teacher/English III/ English I
Morgan, Robert Teacher
Mosier, Jason Teacher
Mott, Lauren Teacher
Munsell, Donald Teacher
Murphy, Kelli Chemistry, Advanced Placement Environmental Science, DA Advisor
Nalbach, Cristina Staff
Niemeyer, Paul Teacher
Novak, Isabel Staff
Novak, Isabel National Honor Society Advisor/AP Spanish Literature
O'Brien, Doug Teacher
O'Leary, Nathan Psychologist
Ohnstad, Jon Video Production/ Film Studies/ TV/Broadcast Journalism/Department Chair
Oliver-Mcclellan, Rebecca Teacher
Otoupalik, Mike (949) 394-0834 Teacher
Parker, Karen Teacher
Parker, Marina English Teacher
Parsi, Houpand Staff, BCL
Piper, Vanessa Teacher
Place, Susan Teacher
Polster, Sarah Teacher
Potnis, Jyoti Staff
Powers, Jim Teacher
Poythress, Caila Teacher
Pratto, Laura Staff
Puffer, Jon (949) 831-5590 ex.2406 Teacher
Quirk, Julianne ex.14406 Teacher
Ramirez, Katie School Counselor
Rasmussen, Caprice Drawing and Painting 1AB, Advanced, and AP Studio
Reilly, Monique Teacher
Riach, Thomas Teacher
Riddle, Mrs. Teacher
Roche, Susan Teacher
Romero (Barba), Sra. Teacher
Rose, Erin Teacher
Ruhlen, Ada (Señora) AP Spanish 5 Literature & Culture, Spanish 2 & 3
Ruhlen, Richard AP Computer Science / Digital Photography / Digital Media / Yearbook
Saavedra, Kathryn Teacher
Sargent, Christina Culinary Arts
Scauso, Caroline Spanish Teacher
Schmitz, Robbie Teacher of the Year 2013... Physical Education- Health Education
Schniepp, Jeffrey Teacher
Schreiman, Courtney Algebra
Sepe, Christina Spanish Teacher
Silberman, Erik Teacher
Smith, Lori Teacher
Smith, Sarah Teacher
Stewart, Marcia Academic Advisor
Stirtz, Philip ex.x2705 Marine Ecology, Anatomy & Physiology and Biology Teacher
Strome, Nancy Teacher
Talley, Robert Teacher
Tarwater, Lori Academic Advisor
Tavernetti, Carmen Staff
temp, temp Teacher
Threadgill, Ethan Teacher
Toma, Susan Staff
Torres, Kelsey Teacher
Tribe, Joshua Teacher
Turney, Jason Teacher
Veeder, Jeffrey Teacher
Villasenor, Shannon Teacher
Walsh, John Science Teacher; Boys Cross Country - Head Coach; Boys Track & Field - Asst. Co
Weinberg, David Director of Bands
Weinstein, David English Teacher
Werner, Danny Teacher
Westling, Andrew Teacher
Westling, Kurt Teacher
Westling, Wayne Teacher
Whiteside, Tonya (949) 831-9495 Academic Advisor/ CCA Small Business/Entrepreneurship
Wood, Cheryl Academic Advisor
Wright, Cyndi Teacher
Zamani Renani, Mehrangiz Staff
Zendner, Ann Teacher
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Making a Difference 

As an answer to the question:  What do teacher's make?

“I make children read, think, write, wonder, and talk about important things — such as the world and their role in it.


“I make them appreciate the value of education so they will become interested and interesting lifelong learners able to find out whatever they want to know.


“I make them try things they think they can’t do, work harder than they want to and accomplish more than they thought possible and, whenever they do their best, I make them feel proud, capable and worthy.


“I encourage them to be skeptical without being cynical, and to be optimistic without being naïve.


“I make them understand that the quality of their life will be determined by their choices, and I make them take responsibility for their actions.


“I make them appreciate the importance of integrity and honor in a world that too often shows little regard for either.


I make them respect themselves and treat others with respect.


“I make them feel proud and grateful to live in America where people are entitled to be treated fairly and with respect and judged by their accomplishments and character, not by their color, creed, or the size of their bank account.


“Most of all, I make a difference.


“I don’t just make a living, I make lives.”


Taylor Mali - excerpted from "Character Counts"

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