Meet the Teachers

Ms. Blanca Robledo

Room 4 (Grades TK-1)

(805) 495-5550 x 204


Ms. Jan Solomon

Room 12 (Grades 2-3)

(805) 495-5550 x 212

My favorite passion is working with special needs students and providing a place where they can thrive. It is the most rewarding job to see my student learn and grow. My other passions are spending time with my family, traveling, reading and sewing.


Mrs. Mandy Dorado

Room 16 (Grades 4-5)

(805) 495-5550 x 216

I love crafting with my Cricut and making wood signs with my husband.  I also enjoy watching and going to Dodger games with my family.


Ms. Melony Howarth

Room 19 (Learning Center)

(805) 495-5550 x 219



Ms. Linda Marshall

Room 19 (Learning Center)

(805) 495-5550 x 219

I love spending time with my grandchildren and going to their activities like baseball and band.  I also like spending time with my 3 small dogs and trying to train them.


Mrs. Melissa Martin


Mrs. Sydney Bessner



Ms. Karin Greenberg

(805) 495-5550 x 119


Ms. Evonya Cornelius

(805) 495-5550 x 115


Ms. Lisa Ekenstam

(805) 495-5550 x 115



Classroom Wishlist


Paper Towels

Cleaning Wipes

Baby Wipes

Ziploc Bags

Copy Paper

Prize Box Donations

Kindergarten - The SEM Way

English Language Arts

Leveled reading and writing groups

Leveled book bags

Dramatic interpretation of Core Literature

Student-published class books



Flexible, leveled small-group instruction

Hands-on dice and card games to strengthen number sense

M2- a replacement unit to teach measurement, three-dimensional shapes, and spacial relationships through investigation



Weather- Real weather stations

Animals- Incubating and hatching eggs


Social Studies

Community helpers

Dramatic play

Building maps and models

Field Trips, Speakers, & Project Highlights

Field Trips

Grocery Store, Botanic Garden, Underwood Farm, Civic Arts Plaza

Primary Music Specialist

Thanksgiving Show

End-of-the Year Program

Guest Speakers: Police and Fire Department, Dentist, Scientist, Librarian, Pediatrician and more