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.
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.
Graduated from UC Davis with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology. Coursework included a focus on Early Childhood Development. Currently working on a Multiple Subject Credential and Masters in Education from National University.
Experience: Ms. Wiley taught Transitional Kindergarten at Holy Cross Academy, taught in a Montessori School (Pre-K) for the past 10 years and has been a tutor for the last 7 years with the “No Child Left Behind Act” program in the Sacramento, Davis and Woodland areas.
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.
Education: Received a B.S. in Human Development with a minor in Psychology from UC Davis; M.A in Education-emphasis in Special Education from St. Mary’s College of California
Experience:Saint Paul School, San Pablo (1996-1997); Newark Unified School District (1997-1999); Asociación Colegio Granadino, Manizales, Colombia South America (1999-2000); Department of Defense Education Activity, La Maddalena, Italy (2000-2001); San Leandro Unified School District (2001-2004); Travis Unified School District (2010-2016); Davis Joint Unified School District (2016-2017).
Professional Recognition: Recipient of Solano County SELPA Community Advisory Committee’s Special Education Recognition Award, April 2014; Scandia Elementary School Teacher of the Year, 2012-2013.
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.
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.
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.
Junior High History History Teacher
Junior High History
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.
Junior High Math Math Teacher
Junior High Math
Education: Received a Bachelor of Science degree in Genetics, University of California at Davis and a Masters degree in Education, Chapman University.
Experience: Ms. Clendenning taught Middle School Advanced Math at Saint Catherine of Siena School in Vallejo, California from 2000 - 2015. Owned and operated Math Masters Tutoring Center in Vacaville from 2001 - 2016. From 2015 - 2017, she taught Middle School Math in the Vacaville Unified School District.
Junior High Literature and Grammar Literature Teacher
Junior High Literature and Grammar
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.
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.
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.
Director of K-8 Visual Arts
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.
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.
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”.
Reading Resource Teacher
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