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SMA Prep Faculty & Staff

The foundation of our learning community is built upon the dedication, passion, and creativity of our faculty and staff who go above and beyond to develop engaging experiences that impact each learner. 

Leadership

Thomas Vara

SMA-COL, Head of School

Becky Morris

MAJ (Ret.) US Army, Assistant Head of School

Lisa Currie

SMA-MAJ, Assistant Head of School

Ryan Lee

SMA-LTC, Assistant Head of School

Campus Support

Erica Rivera

SMA-CPT, Registrar

Betty Bultemeier

SMA-CPT, Office Operations Manager

Leslie Collier

SMA-MAJ, Clinic Supervisor, RN

Jackie Sharkey-Trecartin

SMA-CPT, Clinic Aide, CNA, Jr. Raiders Coach

Kathy Simon

SMA-SFC, Front Desk Coordinator

Jefferson Fite

SMA-CPT, Positive Behavior Skills Coach

Directors

Christina Bowman

SMA-COL, Chief Executive Officer

Todd Brown, PhD

SMA-MAJ, Director of Community Outreach

Steve Kok

SMA-MAJ, Director of Finance

Leslie Smith

SMA-MAJ, Athletics Director, Physical Education & Health

Art & Music

Pam Kok

SMA-MAJ, Visual Arts, Instructional Team Lead

Michael Finley

SMA-MAJ, Music Department Chair, Drum Line

Samantha Miller

SMA-CPT, Photography & Digital Arts, Prep World News & Yearbook Advisor, PTCC Liaison, 8th Grade Faculty Rep

Samuel Burchell

SMA-CPT, Band

Henry Orazi, DMA

SMA-CPT, Chorus, Keyboards

Grade 6 Team

Jane Clancy

SMA-MAJ, Instructional Team Lead, Geometry, Math I Adv

Mary Hughes

SMA-CPT, Math I, Math II

Nicole Fallon-Ramirez

SMA-CPT, Spanish, Theater, PBIS Coordinator, Prep World News Advisor, New Teacher Mentor

Deb Walker

SMA-MAJ, AgriScience, Eco-Team Advisor

Matt Tilka

SMA-CPT, Earth Space Science

Crystal Montuori

SMA-CPT, English Language Arts

Emily Kastor

SMA-CPT, English Language Arts

Gerlie Fout

SMA-CPT, Intensive Reading, English Language Arts

Matthew Klima

SMA-CPT, World History, US History

Alex Vanston

MAJ (Ret.) US Marine Corps, Military Studies, Color Guard Advisor

Jonah Arfons

SMA-CPT, US History, Civics

Eric Meissner

SMA-CPT, World History

Grade 7 Team

Deanna Ferguson

SMA-MAJ, Instructional Team Lead, Life Science

Michele McIntire

SMA-CPT, Life Science, Comp Science 3

Erica Aghoian

SMA-CPT, English Language Arts

Melissa Reyes

SMA-CPT, English Language Arts, Girls Soccer Coach

Emily Kastor

SMA-CPT, English Language Arts

Mallory Gum

SMA-CPT, Pre-Algebra, Math II

Mary Hughes

SMA-CPT, Math I, Math II

Suzanne Perry

SMA-CPT, Intensive Math, Math I

Sira De La Cruz

SMA-CPT, Spanish Int, Adv

Martha Jauregui

SMA-CPT, Spanish Adv, Spanish I

Jessie Liu

SMA-CPT, Chinese

Josh Holbrook

SMA-CPT, Design

Anthony Kellerman

MAJ, Military Studies

Jim Smith

SMA-CPT, Physical Education & Health

Alicia Ward

SMA-CPT, Math 2, Math 2 Adv

Jill Wright

SMA-CPT, US History

Grade 8 Team

Carol Pelletier

SMA-MAJ, Instructional Team Lead, English Language Arts

Cheryl Brown-Santana

SMA-MAJ, Instructional Team Lead, Spanish I, ESOL Liaison

Mark Fulghum

SMA-MAJ, Instructional Team Lead, Civics, Ducks Unlimited Advisor

Bryan Burns

SMA-CPT, Algebra I

Leslie Smith

SMA-MAJ, Athletics Director, Physical Education & Health

Erica Aghoian

SMA-CPT, English Language Arts

Celeste Schroeder

Comp Science 3, Physical Science

Michele McIntire

SMA-CPT, Life Science, Comp Science 3

Elizabeth Green

SMA-CPT, Design

Steve Valeski

LTC (Ret.) USAR, Military Studies

Student Services

Gloria Koss

SMA-CPT, ESE Liaison

Kristen Malek

SMA-CPT, ESE

Kelli Kelly

SMA-CPT, ESOL and ESE Educator

Audrey Benitez

SMA-CPT, Counselor, Ambassador Advisor

Katy Kirchner-Corban

SMA-CPT, Counselor

Kathryn Robinson

SMA-CPT, Speech Therapist

Sarah Cottrez

SMA-CPT, Psychologist