Meet Our Faculty

The faculty and staff of Sandpiper Elementary School are committed to providing a safe, loving and supportive environment for all students.

We are proud to introduce you to our caring and knowledgeable teachers, each of whom have a keen understanding of how their students learn, and embrace the innovations and challenges of a forward-thinking curriculum.

We feel open communication is key in every student’s education, and strive to keep families informed.

Adam

Adam, Yazmin

DLSI/Spanish

Room 8

4th Grade Teacher

Adelson

Adelson, Jared

Traditional

4th Grade Teacher

Allmeyer

Allmeyer, Vicki

Traditional

5th Grade Teacher

Benitez

Benitez, Liliana

DLSI/English

4th Grade Teacher

Bennett

Bennett, Cara

DLSI/English

Kindergarten Teacher

Brown

Brown, Sandy

STEM Specialist

Staff

TC

Castaneda, Teresa

DLSI/Spanish

2nd Grade Teacher

Cerna

Cerna, Terri

Special Area Spanish Teacher

Staff

Cho

Cho, Amelia

DLSI/Spanish

2nd Grade Teacher

Cochell

Cochell, Melanie

Reading Specialist

Staff

Cordova

Cordova, Rosa-Maria

DLSI/Spanish

3rd Grade Teacher

Defranco

DeFranco, Marla

DLSI/English

Kindergarten Teacher

Eley

Eley, Tani

DLSI/English

5th Grade Teacher

Emch

Emch, Ramona

DLSI/English

1st Grade Teacher

AG

Gai, Alyssa

DLSI/English

2nd Grade Teacher

AG

Gallagher, Amy

OT specialist

Staff

Gershweir

Gershweir, Jennifer

Special Education

Giardina

Giardina,

DLSI/Spanish

1st Grade Teacher

Griffin

Griffin, Tracy

Records Secretary

Staff

CH

Heidelmeier, Claudia

DLSI/Spanish

5th Grade Teacher

Hostetter

Hostetter, Sandra

DLSI/Spanish

Kindergarten Teacher

Iniguez-Smith

Iniguez-Smith, Alina

DLSI/ Spanish Immersion Preschool Teacher

Preschool Teacher

Principal

Kinney-Alcazar, Jessie

Principal

Administration

Administration 5
Art 7
Band 11
Health 23
Library, Support Staff 24, 90
Physical Education 26
Special Education 33
Special Education 33
3rd Grade Teacher 79
3rd Grade Teacher 79
3rd Grade Teacher 79
4th Grade Teacher 80
4th Grade Teacher 80
4th Grade Teacher 80
1st Grade Teacher 81
1st Grade Teacher 81
1st Grade Teacher 81
1st Grade Teacher 81
2nd Grade Teacher 82
2nd Grade Teacher 82
2nd Grade Teacher 82
2nd Grade Teacher 82
5th Grade Teacher 83
5th Grade Teacher 83
5th Grade Teacher 83
5th Grade Teacher 83
6th Grade Teacher 84
6th Grade Teacher 84
6th Grade Teacher 84
Gifted 86
Kindergarten Teacher 87
Kindergarten Teacher 87
Kindergarten Teacher 87
Kindergarten Teacher 87
Kindergarten Teacher 87
Preschool Teacher 89
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Support Staff 90
Library, Support Staff 24, 90
Music 98
Strings 100
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102
Staff 102