KMS Staff

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    • Director: Karen Paxton
    • Director Emeritus: Satwant Singh Khalsa
    • Education & SPED Director: Keerat Giordano
    • Primary/ Toddler Assistant Director: Cynthia Huebscher
    • Business Manager: 
    • Accounting Clerk: Jill Woodhull
    • Administrative Assistant: Aly Serrano
    • Admissions Coordinator: Dawn Scheurn
    • Elementary School Site Coordinator: Genevieve L.
    • Toddler Site Coordinator: Erika Grady
    • Primary School Site Coordinator: Heather Kimbell
    • Special Education Teacher and Coordinator: Janet Vinette


Primary Teaching Staff

Primary North

  • Lead Teacher: Shannon Pursell 
  • Assistant: Candy Cotto
  • Assistant: Nadia Tovar

Primary South

  • Lead Teacher: Dyanna Jiron
  • Assistant:  Syera White
  • Assistant: Ninfa Hartley

Primary Upstairs

  • Lead Teacher: Amy Page
  • Assistant: Gretchen Sjoberg
  • Assistant: Ayden Huerta

Toddler North

  • Lead Teacher: Revay Cargo
  • Assistant: Erindida Moron
  • Assistant: 

Toddler South

  • Lead Teacher: Chloe Clift
  • Assistant: Carmen Barba
  • Assistant: Kaitlyn Galindo

Primary Outdoor Environment/ Accounting Clerk

  • Jill Woodhull

Primary Extended Care Program

  • PEC Director: DoJshana Smith-Washington
  • Assistant: Katheryn Lane
  • Assistant: Alexis Chesley


  • Yoga teacher: Ashley Burns

Music and Movement 

  • Music and Movement teacher: Treasure Howie

Elementary Teaching Staff

Lower Elementary East

  • Lead Teacher: Helen Williams
  • Assistant: Kaylyn 

Lower Elementary North

  • Lead Teacher: Carie Modeer
  • Assistant: Angie Martinez 

Lower Elementary South

  • Lead Teacher: Laurie Alejo
  • Assistant: Wendy Ramirez 

Upper Elementary

  • Lead Teacher: Renee Soldanels
  • Assistant: Ayeleth Aragon-Molina
  • Assistant: Colin Gennett

Reading Specialist

  • Dawn Tapia

Gardening and Physical Education

  • Gardening and P.E. Teacher: Mark Dugan

Elementary Outdoor Environment 

  • Mark Dugan

Elementary Extended Care

  • Director: Elizabeth Kasen 
  • EL Extended Care Assistant: Linda Meagher
  • EL Extended Care Assistant: Kate Sigman
  • EL Extended Care Assistant: Barbara Pearson 


  • Yoga teacher: Ashley Burns