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SCVi Educator Helps Shape State Spanish Learning Standards

Long before Erika Cedeño came to the United States, she dreamed of revolutionizing education, and now she is doing that and more by shapingRead More

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Staff Spotlight: Erika Cedeno

Erika has been working with SCVi as a Spanish facilitator since 2015.  She is a graduate from Universidad Autónoma de México in Mexico City,Read More

Staff Spotlight: Chrissie Flores

This is Ms. Chrissie’s second year of teaching with iLEAD. She worked as a preschool teacher prior to joining the iLEAD team. She wasRead More

Staff Spotlight: Michelle Eifert, 2nd/3rd Grade Facilitator

I was born and raised in Thousand Oaks, and attended the University of California, Irvine, where I received my bachelor’s degree in Sociology andRead More

Staff Spotlight: Jared Morrison

Originally from England, I am a dual national of the UK and US, with my father serving in the US military. I spent aRead More

Staff Spotlight: Jodi Blinn

Jodi grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana, but relocated to Southern California in 2000. Jodi originally discovered SCVi when looking for a new schoolRead More

Staff Spotlight: Marcella White

My name is Marcella White and I am the 4/5 grader facilitator. I am originally from Brazil. I have a degree in Psychology andRead More

Staff Spotlight: Jenna Weaker

Jenna Weaker is one of our SCVi Exploration Educational Facilitators. This is her first year with SCVi and she is very excited to haveRead More

Staff Spotlight: Cheryl Sena

Cheryl Sena hails from Boston, MA., and is a founding facilitator at SCVi. In December she celebrated 10 years working for SCVi. She’s taughtRead More

Staff Spotlight: Sofia Varone

SCVi facilitator Sofia Varon was born in the UK to two Italian parents and raised in a small family having just one brother. InRead More

Staff Spotlight: Ingrid Moon

Ingrid Moon is the Upper School’s Biology and IB Physics facilitator, and a NASA Endeavor Distinguished STEM Educator. In addition to academic content andRead More

Staff Spotlight: Ian Johnston

Theater Facilitator Ian Johnston is an actor, educator, psychic entertainer, academic, fight arranger, and artistic director of Cavort Theatre. Ian has acted in theatre,Read More

Staff Spotlight: Jody Kirby

Education Specialist Jody Kirby has been a teacher since 1990, with most of those years spent as a private reading tutor and substitute teacher.Read More

Staff Spotlight: Megan Tapia

This is Megan’s sixth year at SCVi! Starting as a Care Team aide, she moved to being an Upper School Facilitator, eventually finding herRead More

Staff Spotlight: Kris Nilsen

Kris Nilsen works as the upper school Academic/College/Career advisor. Kris grew up in the San Fernando Valley and graduated from California State University, Northridge,Read More

Staff Spotlight: Ken Erenberg

Ken Erenberg  draws on 14 years of experience as an athletic director, overseeing middle and high school programs in sports, including soccer, tennis, volleyball,Read More

Staff Spotlight: Hannah Krieger

Hannah began working with children in 2008 at the Family Student Housing Daycare & Preschool program at UC Santa Cruz. Though she majored inRead More

Staff Spotlight: Kevin Becker

Star Wars RULES! Well, now that we got the most important thing out of the way, Upper School English Facilitator Kevin Becker is aRead More

Staff Spotlight: Ramon Hamilton

Ramon Hamilton, Upper School IB Film Facilitator and Design Tech Coordinator, has a long history with SCVi going back to the year we openedRead More

Staff Spotlight: Emily Strickland

This month, we are featuring our SCVi Exploration program, or Homestudy, as some call it.  Emily Strickland has been working with SCVi Exploration sinceRead More

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