Faculty and Staff

Beverly Juhnke
Beverly Juhnke
Administrative Assistant
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Sharon Vroman
Sharon Vroman
6th Grade
Junior High History
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Kathy Michels
Kathy Michels
7th Grade
Junior High Math
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Kathryn Baggarly
Kathryn Baggarly
8th Grade
Junior High Literature and Grammar
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Kevin Saunders
Kevin Saunders
Physical Education
Athletic Director
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Carrie Ceniseroz-Rothman
Carrie Ceniseroz-Rothman
Director of K-8 Visual Arts
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Michele Banister
Michele Banister
Reading Resource Teacher
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Lara Laugero
Lara Laugero
Jr. High Math teacher
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Mary Kay Bolz

Mary Kay Bolz

Principal
mbolz@sjsdavis.com

Beverly Juhnke

Beverly Juhnke

Administrative Assistant
bjuhnke@sjsdavis.com

Received BA in history with a minor in Education, Mount Marty College, South Dakota, 1968.

Experience: Mrs. Juhnke taught high school in South Dakota, 1968-1970; St. James, 1983 to present.

Andrea Studer

Andrea Studer

Kindergarten
astuder@sjsdavis.com

Received BA in Liberal Studies, Child Development; Received MA in Education CSUS; CA Teaching Credential, CLAD Certified; Reading Recovery Certified.

Experience: Mrs. Studer taught for 16 years in public schools; Facilitated staff development in-services; Taught 1 year at CSUS in teacher education and supervised student teachers; Taught Pre-K at UCNS in Davis; Taught at St. James since 2010.

Caroline Grossman

Caroline Grossman

First Grade
cgrossman@sjsdavis.com

Margaret Stanton

Margaret Stanton

Second Grade
mstanton@sjsdavis.com

Received BA in Child Development, California State University, Sacramento, 1996; California Multiple Subject and Special Education Credentials.

Experience: Mrs. Stanton taught kindergarten, first grade and junior high religion, Immaculate Conception School, 1990-93; St. James 1993 to present.

Dru Cullison

Dru Cullison

Third Grade
dcullison@sjsdavis.com

Received a BA in Psychology, UC Davis; California Multiple Subject Clear Credential and CLAD Certified.

Experience: Mrs. Cullison taught 3 years in Colorado before moving back to California; Taught 3rd grade for 10 years in Elk Grove. St. James 2011 to present.

Heather Church

Heather Church

Fourth Grade
hchurch@sjsdavis.com

Received B.A. in Political Science with a minor in History from UC Davis; M.A. in Educational Leadership from St. Mary’s College of California; CLEAR K-12 Multiple Subject Teaching Credential with English Language Authorization, including supplemental authorization in Civics and Government from CSUS; Administrative Credential from St. Mary’s College of California

Experience: Mrs. Church worked as a 4th/5th Combination teacher for two years in the Fairfield-Suisun School District.  Mrs. Church joined the Diocese of Sacramento in 2007 as a 7th Grade classroom teacher at St. Francis of Assisi Elementary School, Sacramento.  She began teaching 4th Grade at St. James in 2014 and became the Vice-Principal in 2015.  Mrs. Church has also taught summer school for the Academic Talent Search at CSUS.

Paul Agnew

Paul Agnew

Fifth Grade
pagnew@sjsdavis.com

Received BA, Benedictine College, Kansas, 1985; MA in Educational Administration, Santa Clara University, 1995; California Multiple and Single Subject Credentials, with Math Supplement.

Experience: Mr. Agnew taught in Sierra Leone with the Peace Corps, 1985-87; St. Mary's, Gilroy, CA, 1987-97; Our Lady of Grace, West Sacramento, CA, 1997-2000; St. James, 2000-present.

Sharon Vroman

Sharon Vroman

6th Grade
Junior High History

svroman@sjsdavis.com

Received BA, University of Southern California, 1970; Specialist Credential, Elementary and Secondary Credentials University of California, Davis 1971.

Experience: Ms. Vroman worked as a Migrant Education teacher, Spanish instructor at Sacramento County Day School, Classroom teacher at St. James School from 1982 to present. She also served as interim principal at St. James School and principal at St. Ann School.

Kathy Michels

Kathy Michels

7th Grade
Junior High Math

kmichals@sjsdavis.com

Received BA in Chemistry, University of California, Davis, 1987; Graduate work in education, St. Mary's College, Moraga, 1997-99. Recipient of Johns Hopkins Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Experience: Ms.Michals taught Physical Education, 1987-89; Seventh grade, St. James, 1990 to present.

Kathryn Baggarly

Kathryn Baggarly

8th Grade
Junior High Literature and Grammar

kbaggarly@sjsdavis.com

Received B.A. in English from UC Irvine (1988)-graduated Cum Laude from Humanities Honors Program; California Teaching Credential from Cal State Fullerton (1989); Master of Arts in Education-emphasis in Curriculum Development and Instruction (2000)-Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. Credentials held: Multiple Subject Professional Clear (K-8), State of California Supplemental Authorization to teach Junior High and High School English, State of California C.L.A.D. Certified, State of California Provisional Catechesis Certificate, Diocese of Sacramento.

Experience: Ten years teaching in the Fullerton Elementary School District (grades 4 and 5) Fullerton, California. Left to raise family, now reentering field of education. Long-term substitute in Eighth Grade at SJS (2007-08). Awards: Student Teacher of the Year-1989 Fullerton School District Teacher of the Year, Sunset Lane School-1991.

Carolyne Kenny

Carolyne Kenny

Science
ckenny@sjsdavis.com

Received BS at National University of Ireland at Galway, 1983; HDipEd 1984; MEd in Science Education, Boston University, 1992.

Experience: Ms. Kenny taught chemistry and physical sciences at Monsignor Ryan Memorial High School, Boston; K-3 classroom, Bavarian International School, Munich, Germany; Third Grade at St. James, 2002 to 2014; St. James Science 2014 to present.

Kevin Saunders

Kevin Saunders

Physical Education
Athletic Director

ksaunders@sjsdavis.com

Received BA, in Political Science from University of California, Davis, 1991. Post graduate work in Education, National University.

Experience: Substitute teacher in the Roseville City School District, 2004-2008. Athletic Director, Physical Education Teacher, and Coach for Marble Valley Academy 2008-2016. St. James School 2015 to present.

Carrie Ceniseroz-Rothman

Carrie Ceniseroz-Rothman

Director of K-8 Visual Arts
cceniseroz@sjsdavis.com

Received BA in Art and Spanish, Whittier College, CA, 1975; graduate studies in Anthropology, Escuela National de Antropologia, Mexico City, in Art at UCLA and CSLA, and in Museum Studies at JFK University, Orinda, CA

Experience: Ms. Ceniseroz-Rothman developed the Visual Arts Program and taught at St. James, 1998-present.

Charlotte Strutzel

Charlotte Strutzel

Technology
cstrutzel@sjsdavis.com

Received BS in Textile Design, University of California, Davis. Additional coursework, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Experience: Ms. Strutzel worked as Computer Specialist in industry from 1990-96; taught computer education in the Davis Unified School District, 1999-2006; St. James School 2006 to present.

Michael Schwagerus

Michael Schwagerus

Music Director
mschwagerus@sjsdavis.com

Receive BA in Music, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1999; MA in Music San Francisco State University, 2001

Experience: Mr. Schwagerus taught classroom music at El Rancho School, Carmichael, CA 2001-2012. Mr. Schwagerus has been playing professionally as an orchestral musician in Northern California since 2003 and currently owns and operates “Kids Can Music”.

Michele Banister

Michele Banister

Reading Resource Teacher
mbanister@sjsdavis.com

Received BA in Multidisciplinary Studies, Santa Clara University, California, 1987

California Teaching Credential: Multiple Subject Language Development Specialist Credential

Experience: Mrs. Banister taught: Kindergarten at St. Clare's Elementary, Santa Clara, CA, for two years Taught First through Fourth grade at Freeman Elementary and Willow Spring Elementary, Woodland

Lara Laugero

Lara Laugero

Jr. High Math teacher
llaugero@sjsdavis.com

University of California, Davis: B.S., M.S.
University of California, San Diego Scripps Institute of Oceanography: Oceanography Certificate
Teaching Experience:
Fairbanks Country Day School, Rancho San Fe California
Courses taught: Algebra, Pre algebra, Life Science, Oceanography and Physical Science.
The Grauer School, Encinitas, CA Courses Taught: 6; Grade Math, Pre algebra, Chemistry,
Life Science Birch Lane Elementary School, Davis, CA Math Intervention 4-6 grade.