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Leadership & Administrative Staff

Kathleen Hermsmeyer


Amy Podratz

Assistant Superintendent, Administrative Operations

Vivian Price

Assistant Superintendent, Education

Tanya Rogers

Assistant Superintendent, Business

Robert Hennings

Assistant Superintendent, Pupil Services

Douglas House

Interim Assistant Superintendent, Personnel

Kathy Cox

Senior Director of Special Education

Tammy Jackson

Senior Director of Individualized Learning Programs

Natali South

Director of Executive 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/Journey High School

Chris Lemke

Principal Keys College and Career Prep

Arlene Lister

Director Operations

Andrea Leib

Principal, Venture Online

Monica Lopez

Principal, Santa Ana Student Center

Jennifer Martin

Principal of Hemet Quest Student Center

Nikia Hovey

Principal of Hemet Student Center

Katherine Pangle

Senior Director of Education

Kim Bagby

Director of Assessment and Accountability

Brenda Betson

Controller III

Victor Uribe


Ben Taylor


Denise Smith

Director of Human Resources

Jeanne Schaffner

School Safety and Risk Manager

Kim Ballantyne

Vice Principal

Maureen Roye

Director of Real World Programs

Kristin Turner

Director - Guidance

Jared McLeod


Colette Bozek

Vice Principal

Renee Gooding

Vice Principal

Sherrie Hodges

Vice Principal

Julia Krisel


Marla Martindale

Director of Learning Centers

Eric Ballard

Vice Principal

Rhea Brown

Vice Principal

Dammon Copley

Assistant Director - IT

Graduated from AIU

Janel Cozzitarto

Vice Principal

Robin Davis


Lisa Del Pizzo

Single Subject English Specialist

Kenia Hernandez Lugo

Vice Principal

Sherry Kosmal

Program Specialist/ES

Thomas Krause

Assistant Director IT

Shawna Lewis


Joni Rogers

Assistant Director of HR

Tamara Rose

Director of Professional Learning & Development

Heather Schaffner

Director of Payroll

Margie Shamblin

Assistant Director of Learning Centers/Grant Writer

Dana Stokes

TOSA: Teacher on Special Assignment


The field trips and events are a great social learning experience as well as adventurous.

- Carmelita H., Parent
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