About Ripona - Staff

Administrative Staff


Smit, Julie - Secretary

Zuniga, Ambar - Secretary

Camara, Kim - Librarian

Teaching Staff/Speech/Resource

Baker, Alma- Grade 6

Bergquist, Michelle - Grade 2

Bettencourt, Taylor - Grade 8

Brager,Abigail- Grade 5

​Chakraverty, Marianne - Grade 4

Crider, Ashlee- Grade 2

Dean, Steven - Physical Education

Evans, Michelle - Grade 1

Finley, Brenda Grade 7

Friedman, Jessica- Resource Specialist

Handley, Jessica - Grade TK

Johnson, Laura - Grade 3

Machado, Dawn - Grade K

McClure, Pam - Grade 3

Nagle, Lauren- Grade 4

O'Connor, John-Speech Pathologist

Ortega, Kristina- Grade 5

Otten,Jodi- Title 1

Powers, Lindsey - Grade K

Robinson, Amanda- Math Coach

Smith, Kevin - Grade 8

Thoe, Amy-Grade 1

Thompson, Annie- Grade 6

Wilkins,Pam-Resource Specialist

Instructional Assistants/Yard

Fosmire, Michelle - Yard Duty

Hamilton, Crystal-Title 1 Aide

Hollingsworth, Andrea - Yard Duty

Jautaikis, Melissa - Title 1 Aide

Lake, Chris - LC Instructional Assistant

Landa, Alexa - Title 1 Aide

May, Melissa- Yard Duty

Mayer, Denise - Speech aide

Mota, Ana- EL/ Parent Liaison

Pena, Alyssa - Yard Duty

Ramos, Kristina - Title 1 Aide

Torres, Carolina - EL Instructional Assistant

Wall, Tatyana - LC Instructional Assistant

Music Director

Taylor, Sarah

Custodial Staff

Cruz, Nick

Villalta, Jose


Calvo, Leah

Dotterer, Denise


Stingle, Alison- Medical Clinician

Weese, Jessica- Psychology

Speech/Occupational Therapy

Mattiuzzo,Justin- OT

Mayer, Denise- Speech Instructional Assistant

O'Connor, John- Speech

Ripon Unified School District 
304 N. Acacia Avenue 
Ripon CA 95366 
(209) 599-2131

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