Faculty and Staff

Pastor Smith Castillo

805.489.2687

[email protected]

Educational Background

B.A. Theology, Biblical Languages
M.A. Pastoral Counseling

Certifications: History, Religion, Spanish

Responsibilities at VVAA

Principal
Religion, History

Serves As

Administration
Teacher, Chaplain, Homeroom Grades 9 – 10

Terri Behrens

805.489.2687

[email protected]

Educational Background

B.S.

Responsibilities at VVAA

Financial Manager

Serves As

Business Manager, Registrar

Joni Gerking

805.489.2687

[email protected]

Educational Background

A.S.

Certifications: Employee Management, Conflict Resolution and Mediation

Responsibilities at VVAA

Administrative Assistant, Marketing

Serves As

Administrative Support Staff

Jessica Mairena

805.489.2687

[email protected]

Educational Background

B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies
M.Ed. Special Education

Responsibilities at VVAA

Kindergarten, Language Immersion: 60% English + 40% Spanish

Serves As

Teacher

Abby Everett

805.489.2687

[email protected]

Educational Background

B.S. Early Childhood Education

Certifications: Elementary Education, Fine Arts, General Science, Religion

Responsibilities at VVAA

Grades 1 & 2

Serves As

Teacher

Kristin Martinez

805.489.2687

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Educational Background

B.A. Liberal Arts

Certifications: Elementary Education, English

Responsibilities at VVAA

Vice Principal
Grades 3 & 4

Serves As

Teacher

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Pastor Joshua Majors

805.489.2687

[email protected]

Educational Background

B.A. Theology, Biblical Languages
Minor Physical Education

Responsibilities at VVAA

Physical Education for Grades 5 – 10

Serves As

Teacher

Jeane Lutz

805.489.2687

[email protected]

Educational Background

B.S. Home Economics

Certifications: Elementary Education, Consumer Related Science, General Mathematics, Junior Academy Mathematics

Responsibilities at VVAA

Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, Foundations of Finance, Foundations of Entrepreneurship

Serves As

Teacher, Homeroom Grades 7 – 8

Glasmine Ellis

805.489.2687

Educational Background

B.S. Business Administration
M.S.ED Education

Certifications: Elementary, Business Administration, English, Religion, Principal

Responsibilities at VVAA

  • English Language Arts
  • History
  • Hand Bells for Grades K – 4

Serves As

Teacher

Alejandra Castro-Tamayo

805.489.2687

Educational Background

B.S. Early Childhood Education

Responsibilities at VVAA

Spanish Language, Art, Teachers’ Aide

Serves As

Teacher, Teachers’ Aide

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Bonna Shreve

805.489.2687

Educational Background

A.S. Bookkeeping, Accounting, Office Administration

Certifications: Vocal & Instrumental Music Instruction

Responsibilities at VVAA

Choir for Grades 5 – 10, Music Lessons in Violin, Clarinet, Guitar, and Piano

Serves As

Teacher

Ruth Goodman

805.489.2687

Educational Background

A.S. Early Childhood Education

Responsibilities at VVAA

Librarian, Reading Enrichment

Serves As

Librarian

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