Berean Faculty and Staff

Our caring staff members make themselves available to help support student learning both during the regular school day and during Friday School sessions. The years of experience our teachers bring to the classroom is a testament to the excellent instruction your child receives in every classroom at Berean. We are excited to introduce our faculty and staff to you and encourage you to contact them with questions or concerns.

Administration

Lisa Metz

Lisa Metz
Principal
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"Be the change that you wish to see in the world." -Mahatma Gandhi
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Jim Fogarty

Jim Fogarty
Director
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"The greatest obstacle to true learning is the inability to say 'I don't know.'" -Marty Rubin
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Beverly Enriquez

Beverly Enriquez
Special Education & Federal Program Director
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"The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education." -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Brian Shack

Brian Shack
Dean of Scholars
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"Success is not only achieved through what you know but what you help others learn."
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Alexis Castillo

Alexis Castillo
Registrar
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"Knowing others is intelligence. Knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power." -Lao Tzu
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Cynthia Foreman

Cynthia Foreman
Office Assistant
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"Peace begins with a smile." - Mother Theresa
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Libby Fournier

Libby Fournier
Office Manager/Finance
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"The lessons we learn are forthcoming every day. What we take from them is up to us." -Libby Fournier
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Elementary Staff

Zana Horton

Zana Horton
Kindergarten Mentor
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Jasmine Do'Padre

Jasmine Do'Padre
1st Grade Mentor
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"I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength." -Philippians 4:13, Holy Bible
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Priscilla Manuel

Priscilla Manuel
1st Grade Mentor
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"The 3 C's of life: Choice, Chance, Change. You have to make the choice to take the chance to see the change!" -Unattributed
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Valerie Stuppi

Valerie Stuppi
Paraprofessional: 1st Grade
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Norma Criado

Norma Criado
2nd Grade Mentor
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The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? PSALM 27:1
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Sara Luna

Sara Luna
2nd Grade Mentor
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Ramona Sanchez

Ramona Sanchez
Paraprofessional: 2nd Grade
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Angie Ramirez

Angie Ramirez
2nd Grade Aide
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"Be completely humble and gentle; be patient bearing with one another in love." -Ephesians 4:2, Holy Bible
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Luz Moreno

Luz Moreno
3rd Grade Mentor
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"Always try...never give up." -Unattributed
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Sabrina Villarreal

Sabrina Villarreal
3rd Grade Mentor
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Dawn Souza

Dawn Souza
4th Grade Mentor
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Jazmin Flores-Lopez

Jazmin Flores-Lopez
5th Grade Mentor
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Teresa Amaro

Teresa Amaro
Paraprofessional: 5th Grade
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Ginger Duffy

Ginger Duffy
6th Grade Mentor
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Ivonne Amaya

Ivonne Amaya
Elementary SPED Mentor
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"Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all." - Aristotle
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Patricia Ortega

Patricia Ortega
Elementary SPED Mentor
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Carmen Sanchez

Carmen Sanchez
Paraprofessional: SPED
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Angel Haring

Angel Haring
Art Mentor
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"Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better."-Maya Angelou
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Gustavo Morales, Jr.

Gustavo Morales, Jr.
Physical Education Mentor
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Middle School

Mayeisha Howard

Mayeisha Howard
7th Grade Mentor
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"I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it." -Pablo Picasso
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Megan Sneary

Megan Sneary
7th Grade Mentor
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"I know it seems hard sometimes...but remember one thing. Through every dark night, there's a bright day after that. So no matter how hard it gets, stick your chest out, keep ya head up... and handle it." -Tupac Shakur
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Rob Biron

Rob Biron
8th Grade Mentor
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"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant." -Robert Louis Stevenson
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Janet Vermillion

Janet Vermillion
8th Grade Mentor
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Maria Freaner

Maria Freaner
Middle School English Mentor
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"Inspiration comes from within yourself. One has to be positive. When you're positive, good things happen." -Deep Roy
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Tristan Lohr

Tristan Lohr
Math Mentor
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Todd Thomas

Todd Thomas
Physical Education Mentor
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Rebecca Freitag

Rebecca Freitag
Middle School AZM Math Mentor
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"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid." - Albert Einstein
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High School Staff

Vicky Taylor

Vicky Taylor
9th Grade Mentor
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"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." -Eleanor Roosevelt
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Michael Whalen

Michael Whalen
9th Grade Mentor
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Cecilia Rubsamen

Cecilia Rubsamen
10th Grade Mentor
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"A moment of pain is worth a lifetime of glory." -Pete Zamperini
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Jordan Weaver

Jordan Weaver
10th Grade Mentor
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Abdullah Qadir

Abdullah Qadir
11th Grade Mentor
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"Mise en Place (Put everything in its place)."
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Danielle Weller

Danielle Weller
12th Grade Mentor
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Gustavo Enriquez

Gustavo Enriquez
High School English Mentor
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Alex Rubsamen

Alex Rubsamen
High School Math Mentor
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Socorro Rubsamen

Socorro Rubsamen
Edmentum Online Mentor
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Todd Thomas

Todd Thomas
Physical Education Mentor
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Support Staff

Delia Bermudez

Delia Bermudez
Paraprofessional: SPED
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"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." -Dr. Seuss
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Rachel Bonilla

Rachel Bonilla
Paraprofessional: Kinder
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Alicia Dolifka

Alicia Dolifka
SPED Mentor
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"You will face many defeats in Life, But never let yourself" -Maya Angelou
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Livana Gross

Livana Gross
Character Counts/Behavior Specialist
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I will be teaching Character Counts this year and will be the behavioral health specialist. I have been called to teach in many different ways and I am excited to shape children's minds and hearts with all the staff at Berean Academy. "Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all". -Aristotle
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Heather Hernandez

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"Life is not measured by the breaths we take, but by the number of moments that take our breath away" -Steve Agyei
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Malinia Karreim

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"The only limit to the height of your achievements is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work hard for them." -Michelle Obama
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Jennifer Pecchenino

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Ashley Ribinson

Ashley Ribinson
Paraprofessional: Kinder
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Tanisha Sanders

Tanisha Sanders
Paraprofessional: Kinder
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Shalisa Wilridge

Shalisa Wilridge
ALEKS Mentor
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"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." -Thomas Edison
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Kitchen and Maintenance Staff

Gus Morales

Gus Morales
Maintenance Staff
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Sabrina Power

Sabrina Power
Kitchen Staff
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