Alameda Arts Staff

PADEN ELEMENTARY

Fun Fact: I have been teaching so many years I have taught some of my students' children.

Site Director

Renate Westbrooks

Fun Fact: I am as sweet as a strawberry!

Teaching Staff

Stephanie Bailey

Fun Fact: I love playing the piano. 

Teaching Staff

Miles Harris

Fun Fact: I love to collect "I ️heart " t-shirts of places.

Teaching Staff

Emelyn Rosales

Fun Fact: I love to rollerblade. 

Teaching Staff

Elizabeth Romero-Garza

On my daughter’s 10th birthday, her wish was to travel in time to play with me as a kid at the same age as her.

Teaching Staff

Diana Craia

Fun Fact: I collect magnets and mugs from new places I visit.

Teaching Staff

Jolene Morales

Fun Fact: My favorite thing to do is spend time loving my family.

Teaching Staff

Christine Fernandez

MAYA LIN ELEMENTARY

Ambrosia Dryden

Fun Fact: I Iike to organize things for fun and I love ice cream. I make costumes for charity events. 

Site Director

Kaleena Ugaitafa

Fun Fact: I took my first plane ride when I was 18 years old!

Teaching Staff

Jake Cuenca

Fun Fact: I love to compete. I did competitive swimming for 8 years, and recently, I compete in tournaments for the card game Magic: The Gathering.

Teaching Staff

Brandon Gilliam

Fun Fact: I attended Washington Elementary School, which is now Maya Lin, from Kindergarten to 5th grade.

Teaching Staff

OTIS ELEMENTARY

Ari Bird

Fun Fact: From ages 12-14 I lived in Guadalajara, Mexico with my family. I learned Spanish, explored the region, and developed a love for Chile/lime covered fruits and fresh juice served in plastic bags. 

Site Director

Lamont Banks

Fun Fact: I’m a really good baker!

Teaching Staff

Fun Fact: My cat's name is Boogie.

Teaching Staff

Ian Schaefer

Fun Fact: I like to hike. 

Teaching Staff

Soriah Boardman