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Faculty & Staff Directory

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Verdugo Hills High School
10625 Plainview Ave.
Tujunga, CA 91042

D. Miriam Adler
Special Day Program
(2005 - present)
E-mail: D. Adler
My program will help students with life skills for independent living.

Rachel Akman
Social Science
(2000 - present)
E-mail: R. Akman

Shidon Alford (2002 - 2006)
E-mail: S. Alford

Leticia Arreguin
(2000 - present)
E-mail: L. Arreguin

Steve Ayers (1965 - 2001)
Hon. Biology and Biology Instructor
E-mail: S. Ayers
Currently: Supervise Science student teachers for CSUN

Arturo Bárcenas
Social Studies
Football Coach / Asst. Athletic Director
(2001 - present)
E-mail: A. Barcenas

Julio Benitez
J. Benitez
(1997 - present)

Paul Berry (1961 - 1998)
E-mail: P. Berry

Kristin K. B. Blanchard
Speech / Language Pathologist
(2005 - present)
Speak well - go far! It's a choice - make it!

Laura Britton (1999 - present)
English / Drama
E-mail: L. Britton
Small minds discuss people. Average minds discuss events. Great minds discuss ideas.

Karyn Buchanan
(2001 - present)
E-mail: K. Buchanan
I cannot live without books - Thomas Jefferson

Melissa A. Burke
Assistant Principal, SSS
E-mail: M. Burke
(2005 - present)
"Into the hand of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil..." - William George Jordan.
Be aware of your personal power and use it carefully. You can - and do - make a difference by the way you live your life.

Kay Burr (1993 - 2003)
Counselor H - O
E-mail: K. Burr

Dave Patrick Caesar (2000 - 2004)
D. Caesar
Special Education
E-mail: D. Ceasar
"A lot of people have gone farther than they thought they could because someone else thought they could." - Zig Ziglar.

Daryell Camacho
D. Camacho
(2002 - present)
E-mail: D. Camacho
"All dreams can come true - if we have the courage to pursue them." - Walt Disney.
¡Adelante, siempre adelante!

Holly Campbell
H. Campbell
English / Psychology / Sociology
(1999 - present)
E-mail: H. Campbell
You are what you think you are, and you will become what you envision. So believe in yourself, and always follow your dreams.

Christine Clark (1994 - 2000)
E-mail: C. Clark
Asst. Principal
Current: Asst. Superintendent, Personnel and Pupil Services

Philip Clements (1999 - 2005)
P. Clements
E-mail: P. Clements

Allison Conant
(2006 - present)
E-mail: A. Conant

Kathy Crawford
(1984 - present)
E-mail: K. Crawford

Romuald David

(2003 - present)
E-mail: R. David

Mary De la Cruz
Math Coach
(2006 - present)
E-mail: M. De la Cruz

Louise Delaney
Special Education
Department Chair
(1997 - present)

Cheryl Dellepiane (1994 - 2006)
C. Dellepiane

E-mail: C. Dellepiane

Kelly Donaldson (2003 - 2005)
Health / Yoga
E-mail: K. Donaldson

Dare Doolittle (1974 - 2006)
D. Doolittle
Assistant Principal

Mark Dreben (1966 - 2003)
Biology / Chemistry
E-mail: M. Dreben

Cynthia Edwards - Alarcón
(1991 - present)
E-mail: C. Edwards-Alarcon

Darren FitzGerald
Football and Track Coach
(Sept. 1997 - present)
E-mail: D. FitzGerald

Roberta Forsberg (1983 - 1989)
Teacher Assistant / Long-term Substitute Teacher
Current Name: Roberta Vadman
E-mail: R. Forsberg
Parent Education instructor at Glendale Community College since 1997. Mom of two awesome teenagers!
Former: Class of 83 grad. T.A. and long-term substitute teacher before moving to Holmes M.S.

Elena Garber
Office Tech.
(2005 - present)
E-mail: E. Garber

Gregg Gentry
G. Gentry
Health Department Chair
TUPE Coordinator (Tobacco Use Prevention Education)
(1977 - present)

Gayle Glazer (1993 - 2003)

Special Education
Least Restrictive Environment Support Facilitator
Click here to enlarge a picture of my previous self and here for my current image.
The students keep getting younger and so do I.

Horacio Gomez (1997 - 2001)
H. Gomez
Adult ESL teacher
E-mail: H. Gomez

Carrie Gonzalo
C. Gonzalo
Special Education
Music Specialist
(1990 - present)
E-mail: C. Gonzalo

Gustavo Gordillo

(2004 - present)
E-mail: G. Gordillo
Website: math and HTML information
I'll teach you math until you love it or wake up screaming 2 + 2 = 4! Either way, I'm happy.

Cathy Greenwood
Resource Specialist Teacher
(2002 - present)
E-mail: C. Greenwood
Life is good.

Jan Hackett, M.Ed. (1996 - 2005)
Dean of Students
E-mail: J. Hackett
B.A. Occidental College, 1974
M.Ed. UCLA, 2003
28 Years working in LAUSD

Gabriel Halcovich (2002 - 2003)
G. Halcovich
P. E.
J.V. Baseball Coach
E-mail: G. Halcovich

John Hallowitz
J. Hallowitz
(2001 - present)
E-mail: J. Hallowitz
Web site: Check your homework and Blog

Trent Hall (1998 - 2004)
Don't be the parrot of other men's thinking.

Anne Frances Harris

Assistant Principal
(2004 - present)

Susan Hart (1997 - 2001)
Impact Coordinator
E-mail: S. Hart

David Hicks (2001 - 2004)
D. Hicks
E-mail: D. Hicks
Education is a progressive discovery of our ignorance.

Marlin Hirsch (2000 - 2004)
Special Education

Peter Holbrook
P. Holbrook
English / Journalism
Advisor for La Yuca
(1998 - present)
Beat literature authority. Temporary lapses of memory.

Jean Hoelscher (1994 - 2005)
Title I Community Representative
E-mail: J. Hoelscher

Mina Huh
Counselor H - O
(2004 - present)
E-mail: M. Huh

Jacqueline Iadanza (1999 -2003)
Parent Newsletter Editor
Technology Committee / Trainer
E-mail: J. Iadanza
(For me to open E-mail, please put the student's name in the subject / header of your E-mail!)
Math teachers know all the angles.

Harry Ibach
H. Ibach
Assistant Principal
E-mail: H. Ibach
(2006 - present)
I'll be a Verdugo Don until I'm done.

Alice Jackel (1990 - 2005)

Special Education
Resource Specialist
Former name: Alice Allen
E-mail: A. Jackel

Richard Johannsen
(2002 - present)
E-mail: R. Johannsen

Laura Kampmeyer
(2000 - present)
E-mail: L. Kampmeyer
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear. Mark Twain.

Julia Ann Keiper (2002 - 2003)
E-mail: J. Keiper

Diane Klewitz

(2006 - present)
E-mail: D. Klewitz

Mike Koons (1996 - 2001)
M. Koons
Mathematics Instructor
E-mail: M. Koons
Verdugo alumnus (1987)

John Lawler

English / Drama
(2003 - present)
E-mail: J. Lawler

Robert Lee (1953 - 1978)
Social Studies
AV Coordinator
E-mail: R. Lee
Retired in Oregon

Dan Lopez

(1978 - present)

Faculty & Staff: M - Z.

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