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Leadership & Administrative Staff

Kathleen Hermsmeyer


Diane Anvari

Assistant Superintendent, Personnel

Philip Hermsmeyer

Assistant Superintendent, Facilities & IT

Amy Podratz

Assistant Superintendent, Administrative Operations

Vivian Price

Assistant Superintendent, Education

Tanya Rogers

Assistant Superintendent, Business

Robert Hennings

Assistant Superintendent, Pupil Services

Natali South

Director of Executive Support

Kathy Cox

Senior Director of Special Education

Tammy Jackson

Senior Homeschool Director - Marketing Support

Nancy Branchaud

Homeschool Director - Instructional Support

Pam Rentz

Director of Special Events

Jackie Dee

Homeschool Director - Student Support

Alyssa Gonzales

Principal, Palm Student Center

April Jacoby

Homeschool Director - Teacher Support & Development

Shirley Jones

Homeschool Director

Amy Heald

Principal, La Fuente Dual Immersion Student Center

Chris Lemke


Arlene Lister

Director Operations

Andrea Leib

Director, Venture Online

Monica Lopez

Principal, Santa Ana Student Center

Jennifer Martin

Principal of Hemet Quest Student Center

Nikia Hovey

Principal of Hemet Student Center

Sue Miller Hurst

Principal, iShine Student Center

Garrick Stein

Vice Principal

Katherine Pangle

Senior Director of Education

Philip Parks

Principal, Otay Ranch Academy for the Arts

Kim Bagby

Director of Instructional Support

Brenda Betson

Controller III

Douglas House

Senior Director of Human Resources

Victor Uribe


Katherine Rogers

Director of Academic Achievement

Ben Taylor


Denise Smith

Director of Human Resources

Edward Whitehead

Vice Principal

Jeanne Schaffner

School Safety and Risk Manager

Kim Ballantyne

Vice Principal

Maureen Wilson

Director of Real World Programs

Kristin Turner

Lead School Counselor

Jared McLeod


Colette Bozek

Vice Principal

Elizabeth Hansen

Interim Academy Principal

Sherrie Hodges

Vice Principal

Julia Krisel


Marla Martindale

Director of Learning Centers

Eric Ballard

Vice Principal

Liz Copeland

Director of Assessment

Dammon Copley

Assistant Director - IT

Graduated from AIU

Janel Cozzitarto

Vice Principal

Robin Davis


Lisa Del Pizzo

English Specialist

Rebecca Fabozzi

Vice Principal

Lanise Goosby

RTI Coordinator

Sherry Kosmal

Program Specialist/ES

Thomas Krause

Assistant Director IT

Shawna Lewis

Teaching Vice Principal

Amber Love

School Counselor

Carrie Paschall

Director Data & Innovation

Joni Rogers

HR Manager, Recruitment & Hiring

Tamara Rose

Director of Professional Development

Margie Shamblin

Assistant Director of Learning Centers/Grant Writer

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- Katelyn J., Student
High School
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