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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

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

Catherine Hanson

Director, Keys College & Career Prep

Amy Heald

Principal, La Fuente Dual Immersion Student Center

John Kane

Physics and Data Analyst

Chris Lemke

Director of Guidance

Arlene Lister

Director Operations

Andrea Leib

Director, Venture Online

Monica Lopez

Principal, Santa Ana Student Center

Jennifer Martin

Principal of Hemet Student Center and Hemet Quest K-6 Academy

Nikia Hovey

Principal of Hemet Quest 7-8 and Renaissance Real World Academies

Sue Miller Hurst

Principal, iShine Student Center

Garrick Stein

Vice Principal

Katherine Pangle

Director of Education

Philip Parks

Principal, Otay Ranch Academy for the Arts

Kim Bagby

Director of Instructional Support

Brenda Betson

Controller III

Douglas House

Director of Human Resources - Compliance

Katherine Rogers

Director of Academic Achievement

Ben Taylor


Denise Smith

Assistant Director HR

Edward Whitehead

Vice Principal

Jeanne Schaffner

School Safety and Risk Manager

Kim Ballantyne

Vice Principal

Maureen Wilson

Director of Real World Programs

Ericka Zemmer-Richmond

TOSA/Admin Designee for 6-12

Kristin Turner

Lead School Counselor

Jared McLeod


Colette Bozek

Vice Principal

Elizabeth Zinda

Interim Academy Principal

Sherrie Hodges

Vice Principal

Julia Krisel

Interim Principal

Marla Martindale

Homeschool Learning Centers Director

Liz Copeland

Director of Assessment

Dammon Copley

Assistant Director - IT

Janel Cozzitarto

Vice Principal

Robin Davis


Lisa Del Pizzo

English Specialist

Kathryn Evans

Single Subject Science Specialist

Shirley Jones

Homeschool Director

Sherry Kosmal

Program Specialist/ES

Thomas Krause

Assistant Director IT

Joe Lawrence

Director Student Records

Shawna Lewis

Vice Principal, FAPA

Amber Love

School Counselor

Carrie Paschall

Director Data & Innovation

Joni Rogers

HR Manager, Recruitment & Hiring

Tamara Rose

Director of Professional Development

Jennifer Savage

School Psychologist

Margie Shamblin

Assistant Director of Learning Centers/Grant Writer

Shannon Smith

Program Specialist - SPED

Carrie Villalobos

Curriculum Specialist K-12

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