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Amy Ackley -  Grade 5
Years Employed with Saugus: 13 (3 additional years of other teaching experience)
School: Highlands / Mountainview
Grades Taught: Grades 1, 3-8
STEM Interest: Technology, Internet Literacy, 21st Century Skills, Writing 
Chris Bague - Grade 6
Years Employed with Saugus: 17 years (4 additional years of other teaching experience)
School: North Park
Grades Taught: Grades 3-6
STEM Interest: Technology, Environmental Science

Leighanne Bague - Kindergarten
Years Employed with Saugus: 17 years (4 additional years of other teaching experience)
School: Emblem/Highlands
Grades Taught: Grades K, 2-3
STEM Interest: Science, Nutrition, Technology
 
Lisette Boss  -  RAP  Grade K, 1, 2, 3
Years Employed with Saugus: 2 years (9 additional years as Paraeducator with SUSD)
School: Emblem Academy Regional Autism Program
Grades Taught: 1, 2
STEM Interest: Technology, Assisted Technology, Communicative Technology, Biology

Lori Brink - Grade 3
Years Employed with Saugus: 19 years  (3 additional years of other teaching experience)
School: Emblem/Highlands
Grades Taught: Grades 2, 3, 5, 6, 9
STEM Interest: Math, Technology
 
Jacquelyn Bryan - RAP PreK
Years Employed with Saugus: 5 years
School: Emblem Academy - Regional Autism Program
Grades Taught: PreK
STEM Interest: Augmentative Alternative Communication, Technology, Assistive Technology, Speech and Hearing Science, Anatomy
 
JoAnna Cabaj - Grade 6
Years Employed with Saugus: 18 years (2 additional years of other teaching experience)
School: North Park
Grades Taught: Grades 2 and 4
STEM Interest: Science, Environmental Awareness
  
Jeff Charton - Grade 3
Years Employed with Saugus: 13 years (one additional year of other teaching experience)
School: North Park, Emblem Academy, Mountainview
Grades Taught: Grade 3
STEM Interest: Math, Science
 
Yolanda Charton - Grade 1
Years Employed with Saugus: 20 years (8 additional years of other teaching experience)
School: Plum Canyon
Grades Taught: K , 1, 2, 3
STEM Interest: Science, Arts, Gardening, Math
 
Robert Desmond - Grade 4/5
Years Employed with Saugus: 26 years
School: Plum Canyon
Grades Taught: 4-6
STEM Interest: Technology, Math

Tiffany Desmond - Grade 4
Years Employed with Saugus: 32 years
School: Emblem/Highlands
Grades Taught: 2-6
STEM Interest: Science, Weather, Writing
 
Amanda Duran - RAP PreK
Years Employed with Saugus: 3 years 
School: Emblem Academy Regional Autism Program
Grades Taught: PreK
STEM Interest: 
 
Years Employed with Saugus:  2 years 
School: Emblem Academy
Grades Taught:   Grade 1
STEM Interest: Mathematics, Sound Engineering
 
Abigail Heim - Resource Specialist
Years Employed with Saugus - 1 year (Current) -  (7 years additional years of teaching experience)
School:  Emblem Academy/Santa Clarita Elementary
Grades Taught: RSP (Resource Specialist Program)
STEM Interest: Mathematics
 
Kimberly Henzie - Grade 4
Years Employed with Saugus: 2 years (3 additional years of other teaching experience)
School: Emblem Academy
Grades Taught: K - 6
STEM Interest: Technology, Math
 
Cristina Holland - Grade 2
Years Employed with Saugus: 15 years 
School: James Foster
Grades Taught: Grades 1-3, 5
STEM Interest: Agriculture, Science, Technology, Dance, Visual and Performing Arts
 
Greg Iblings - Grade 4
Years Employed with Saugus: 16 years (5 additional years of other teaching experience)
School: North Park
Grades Taught: Grades 4
STEM Interest: Engineering, Technology
 
Janine Kauffman - Grade 2
Years Employed with Saugus: 15 years (13 additional years of other teaching experience)
School: North Park, Rio Vista
Grades Taught: Grades 1-6
STEM Interest: Science, Math, Marine Biology, Astronomy
 
Years Employed with Saugus: 21 years
School:Bridgeport
Grades Taught: K, 1, 4, 5
STEM Interest: Arts Integration, Science, Technology
 
Years Employed with Saugus: 18 years (3 additional years of other teaching experience)
School: North Park
Grades Taught: K, 2, 3
STEM Interest: Math, Science
  
 
 
 
Courtney Johnson - PreK RAP
Years Employed with Saugus: 4 years (2 additional years of other teaching experience)
School: Emblem Academy Regional Autism Program
Grades Taught: Special Education TK - 6
STEM Interest: Technology
 
Shannon King - Grade 6
Years Employed with Saugus: 14 years ( 2 additional years of other teaching experience)
School: Skyblue Mesa, Cedarcreek, Rio Vista
Grades Taught: K, 3, 5, 6
STEM Interest: Technology
 
Wynne Lee - Grade 1
Years Employed with Saugus: 18 years
School: Emblem
Grades Taught: K, 1, 3, 4
STEM Interest: Ecology/Environmental Science
 
Megan Lentz - RAP Grade 2, 3, 4, 5
Years Employed by Saugus: 7 years 
School: Emblem Academy - Regional Autism Program
Grades Taught: Grades 3-6
STEM Interest: Technology
Sarah Luckenbach - Kindergarten
Years Employed with Saugus: 16 years
School: Tesoro del Valle
Grades Taught: Grades 1-3
STEM Interest: Math, Science, Technology
            
Christine Malloy - Grade 2
Years Employed with Saugus: 9 year (8 additional years of other teaching experience)
School: Bouquet Canyon, Cedarcreek
Grades Taught: Grades 2, 3, 4
STEM Interest: Science, Technology, Writing
 
Years Employed with Saugus: 12 Years
School: Cedarcreek, Mountainview
Grades Taught: K, 2, 4, 6
STEM Interest: Math, Science, Technology
  
Stephanie McKinney  -  RAP Grade 4, 5, 6
Years Employed with Saugus: 2 Years 
School: Emblem Academy Regional Autism Program
Grades Taught: 
STEM Interest:
 
Elke Merck - Speech Language Pathologist
Years Employed with Saugus:  2 year - (22 additional years of other teaching experience as SLP)
School: Emblem Academy
Grades Taught: PreK - 6
STEM Interest: Augmentative and Alternative Communication
 
Years Employed with Saugus: 7 Years
School: Tesoro Del Valle,  Rio Vista
Grades Taught: Grades K, 1, 2, 3
STEM Interest: Science, Technology
 
Lauren Pfenning - Transitional Kindergarten
Years Employed with Saugus: 27 years 
School: Santa Clarita
Grades Taught: Grades K-1
STEM Interest: Math, Science, Theatre
 
Leslie Rose - Grade 1
Years Employed with Saugus: 20 years (10+ additional years of other teaching experience)
School: Plum Canyon, Rosedell, Mountainview
Grades Taught: K, 1, 3, 5, 6
STEM Interest: Science, Arts

Jennifer Seibel - Kindergarten
Years Employed with Saugus: 15 years (5 additional years of other teaching experience)
School: North Park
Grades Taught: Grades K-4
STEM Interest: Science, Gardening, Sustainability, Technology

Katherine Solomon - Grade 2
Years Employed with Saugus: 16 years
School: Rio Vista
Grades Taught: Grades K-2
STEM Interest: Earth Science, 21st Century Problem Solving/Critical Thinking Skills
 
Desiree Spang - Resource Specialist 
Years Employed with Saugus: 
School: Bridgeport
Grades Taught: RSP (Resource Specialist Program)
STEM Interest: Technology
        
Monica Tatlock - Grade 6
Years Employed with Saugus: 18 years
School: James Foster
Grades Taught: Grades 4 and 6
STEM Interest: Math, Technology
 
Nancy Tomei – Grade 5
Years Employed with Saugus: 10 years ( 16 additional years of teaching experience)
School: Rio Vista, Bouquet Canyon
Grades Taught: Grades 3, 5, 6  
STEM Interest: Genre-specific Writing, Mathematics
  
Traci Wilkinson - Grade 3
Years Employed with Saugus: 23 years (3 additional years of other teaching experience)
School: Emblem/Highlands
Grades Taught: Grades 2-4
STEM Interest: Math, Science, Physics, Ecology, Oceanography, Biology

Emily Williams - Kindergarten
Years Employed with Saugus: 19 years (1 additional years of other teaching experience)
School: Helmers
Grades Taught: Grades K, 3 4
STEM Interest: Science, Math, Writing, Music, Art

 


Emblem Academy Office Staff
Principal - Jon Baker
Assistant Principal - Jenny Quan, Ph.D.
Office Manager - Kristin Cruz
School Office Assistant - Nicole Hanlon
Health Services - Kelley Powell
District Nurse - Jennifer Kendall
Head Custodian - Daniel Ramirez
Child Development Program
Director - Krista Hoover
 
Full Day Preschool
Director - Melanie Long 

Student Support Staff

Counselor - Hallie Bodner
Psychologist - Elizabeth Moran