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Aliso Niguel Teachers (alphabetical listing)

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
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 APES & Biology 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
Chan, Rachel School Counselor
Chapman, Michael 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
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
Golden, Jeremy Theatre Arts Teacher/ executive director, Aliso Niguel Theatre Company
Greeley, Christina Teacher
Greenfield, Sherry Teacher
Hanson, Craig Teacher
Harlan, Carol Teacher
Harney, Jason Director of Choral and Vocal Music
Hazard, Zachery Teacher
Herbold, Keith Teacher
Hewko Goulet, Erin Teacher
Higgs, Sean Teacher
Hokama, Debbie Teacher
Holloway, Melissa Teacher
Holst-garvin, Jennifer Teacher
Jansen, Robert AP Physics C / AP Physics B
Jarrett, Paul Teacher
Jax, Alison Teacher
Jeung, Albert Orchestra / Physical Education Teacher
Kelly, Connor Teacher
Kent, Diane Teacher
Kirkwood, Jason Teacher
Klasna, Tara 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
Lusar, Patricia Teacher/English III/ English I
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
Melbon, Brent Teacher
Middlebrook, Stacy Teacher
Morgan, Robert Teacher
Mosier, Jason Teacher
Murphy, Kelli Chemistry, Advanced Placement Environmental Science, DA Advisor
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
Parker, Karen Teacher
Parker, Marina English Teacher
Piper, Vanessa Teacher
Place, Susan Teacher
Polster, Sarah Teacher
Potnis, Jyoti Staff
Powers, Jim Teacher
Puffer, Jon (949) 831-5590 ex.2406 Teacher
Ramirez, Katie School Counselor
Reilly, Monique Teacher
Riach, Thomas Teacher
Riddle, Mrs. Teacher
Roche, Susan Teacher
Rose, Erin Teacher
Ruhlen, Ada (Señora) Spanish Teacher
Ruhlen, Richard AP Computer Science / Digital Photography / Digital Media / Yearbook
Sargent, Christina Culinary Arts
Schniepp, Jeffrey Teacher
Sepe, Christina Spanish Teacher
Silberman, Erik Teacher
Smith, Lori Teacher
Stewart, Marcia Academic Advisor
Stirtz, Philip ex.x2705 Marine Ecology, Anatomy & Physiology and Biology Teacher
Strome, Nancy Teacher
Tarwater, Lori Academic Advisor
temp, temp Teacher
Threadgill, Ethan Teacher
Toma, Susan Staff
Torres, Kelsey 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, Kurt Teacher
Whiteside, Tonya (949) 831-9495 Academic Advisor/ CCA Small Business/Entrepreneurship
Wood, Cheryl Academic Advisor
Wright, Cyndi Teacher
Zendner, Ann Teacher
~Account, ~Inactive 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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