Staff

 

Principal & SCHOOL OPERATIONS   

Principal: Rene Molina renemolina@berkeley.net
Secretary: Samantha Saechao samanthasaechao@berkeley.net

Head Custodian: Dinesh Kumar
Night Custodian: Michael Campbell
Food Service: Angel Johnson 
School Service Assistant: Special Wells

Contact Information:
Office Phone: (510) 644-6225
Office Fax: (510) 644-6265

CLASSROOM TEACHING STAFF

(email: firstnamelastname@berkeley.net)

KINDERGARTEN
Jacob Zaragoza
Benjamin Malloy
Sophia Stroik

FIRST GRADE
Marcie Thomas
Ruby Palmer
Suzanne Wright

SECOND GRADE
Jacqueline Canjura
Andrea Cruchett
Patrick Hamilton

THIRD GRADE
Dvora Pitheau
Karen Ferguson
Sumita Soni

FOURTH GRADE
Madhuvanti Khare
Ines Trinh
Michele Williams

FIFTH GRADE
Adam Weis
Mia Caporal
Katherine Rieger

To contact a teacher, you can:

  • leave a message by calling the BAM office 644-6225
  • leave the teacher a voice-mail at 644-4500 ext. 23+child’s room number, or
  • send an email to firstnamelastname @ berkeley.net

ENRICHMENT, SCIENCE, PE

Performing Arts, all grades:
Visual Arts:
1st-5th Grade Music: BUSD Music Staff (multiple)
Science Teacher (4th/5th): Cherene Fillingim-Selk
Physical Education Teacher: Allie McMurdo
Garden Instructor: 

SPECIALISTS & RESOURCES

Family Engagement Coordinator: Nabeteh Ahmed (510) 849-7382
Response to Intervention (RtI) Coordinator: Heather Komure-Chan
Counselors: Erin Savage, Sarah MascardoCiara Garland, Fabiola Navarrete
Speech Therapist: Angelica To 
Occupational Therapist:
Maxine Ziprin
Psychologist: Kristin Bechere
Literacy Coach:
Cara Eisenberg
ELD:
China Byon
Math Coach: David Pistrang
Librarian/Media Technician:
Mardawn Wendt
Education Specialists:
Cory Potts, Raquella Thaman
Instructional Aides:
Michele Ferrell, Karon Harris-Younger, Melina Landry, Mehnaz Dim
After School Program:
BAM All-Stars (LEARNS) Coordinator, and BEARS Coordinator, Dr. Roach
Noon Supervisors:
Peace Taylor, Special Wells,  Reina Finney