Juan Cabrillo Elementary School
"Where we grow and learn together"
Mrs. Kelly Shumacher
Mrs. Schumacher teaches TEDDE Kindergarten. She has been teaching for 18 years. Mrs. Schumacher enjoys teaching because she loves helping students learn!
Mrs. Debra Davis
Mrs. Davis teaches TEDDE Kindergarten.
Ms. Deidra Jeffery
Ms. Jeffery teaches Kindergarten. She has been teaching for 20 years. Ms. Jeffery enjoys teaching because it’s her way of touching the future.
Mr. Michael Spiwak
Mr. Spiwak teaches Kindergarten. He has been teaching for 27 years. Mr. Spiwak enjoys teaching at Cabrillo because of our wonderful students.
To visit Mr. Spiwak’s Room 5 Website, click here.
Ms. Bonnie Olguin
Mrs. Olguin teaches Kindergarten. She enjoys teaching at Cabrillo because the classroom is made up of wonderful personalities from differnt backgrounds. The families at Cabrillo really care about their children’s education and it shows in the way they support student’s learning at home.
Mrs. Deedee Zirbel
Mrs. Zirbel loves teaching Kindergarten! She enjoys watching the students grow and become prepared Cabrillo citizens, ready for first grade. She believes in making connections with students, families and the community.
To visit Mrs. Zirbel’s Room 6 Website, click here.
Mrs. Maria Rodriguez
Mrs. Rodriguez teaches Kindergarten. She has been teaching for 14 years. Mrs. Rodriguez enjoys teaching because it allows her to guide children with academic and social growth.
Mrs. Kari Martinez
Mrs. Martinez teaches TEDDE Kindergarten. She has a passion for teaching and loves to see the growth in each child from the beginning of the year to the end.
Ms. Shannon Kuhn
Ms. Kuhn teaches Kindergarten. She has been teaching 13 years. Ms. Kuhn enjoys teaching because she loves to see the excitement of learning in her students.
To visit Ms. Kuhn’s Room 9 Website, click here.
Ms. Sarah Anaya
Ms. Anaya teaches 1st grade. She enjoys teaching because she likes helping kids and desires to see every child reach their full potential.
Mrs. Lorrie Cariaga
Room 13 (M-W)
Mrs. Cariaga teaches 1st grade. Mrs. Cariaga enjoys teaching because she hopes she can make a difference in her students life -- both in and out of the classroom.
Mrs. Liza Hough-Skovron
Mrs. Hough teaches 1st grade. Mrs. Hough enjoys teaching because she hopes to build a loving, nurturing, and positive foundation in a student's life academically, socially, and personally.
Mrs. Ilona Grothe
Room 13 (Th-F)
Mrs. Grothe teaches 1st grade and Reading Intervention. Mrs. Grothe enjoys teaching because she wants to prepare our students to be good citizens.
Ms. Emily Witkowski
Ms. Witkowski teaches 1st grade.
Mrs. Lissette Ochoa
Mrs. Ochoa teaches 1st grade. She enjoys teaching because she likes to work with kids and watch them grow academically.
Mrs. Melissa Craig
Mrs. Craig teaches 2nd grade. She enjoys teaching at Cabrillo because she feels so lucky that teachers and students have such a beautiful school with supportive teachers, parents and students who make learning a priority.
To visit Mrs. Craig’s Room 19 Website, click here.
Mrs. Jeanne Smiley
Room 20 (T)
Mrs. Smiley teaches 2nd grade. She has been teaching for 42 years. Mrs. Smiley enjoys teaching because she loves to see students engaged and excited about learning.
Mrs. Lori Rawlins
Room 20 (M, W-F)
Mrs. Rawlins teaches 2nd grade. She has been teaching for 25 years. Mrs. Rawlins enjoys teaching because it is always exciting.
Mrs. Cara Nakama
Mrs. Nakama teaches 2nd grade. She has been teaching for 14 years. Mrs. Nakama enjoys teaching because she enjoys helping students learn and be more successful.
Mr. Greg Foxman
Mr. Foxman teaches 2nd grade. He has been teaching for 18 years. Mr. Foxman enjoys teaching because he loves helping children grow and learn.
Ms. Kathy Espana
Ms. Espana teaches 2nd grade. She has been teaching for 17 years. Ms. Espana enjoys teaching because there’s never a dull moment.
Mrs. Ilyse Klein
Mrs. Klein teaches 2nd grade. She has been teaching for 13 years. Mrs. Klein enjoys teaching because Cabrillo is a wonderful place for learning.
Mrs. Pat Duncan
Ms. Pat teaches preschoolers with special needs. She enjoys working at Cabrillo because it allows her do to her favorite thing: learn and play with preschool students. She loves three and four year olds because everything you present to them is new and exciting even if it is a challenge. Preschoolers always have their own special way of viewing the world and making it a fun place to be.
Mr. Jeff Krabiel
Mr. Jeff teaches preschoolers with special needs. He has been teaching for 10 years. Mr. Jeff enjoys teaching because working with special children is fulfilling and challenging.
Transitional Kindergarten/ TEDDE
Mrs. Erin Henn
Mrs. Grace Houzvicka
Mrs. Houzvicka teaches ELD. She has been teaching for 14. years. Mrs. Houzvicka enjoys teaching because she loves helping students learn and grow.
Mrs. Crystal Clark
Mrs. Clark has been working with preschoolers for 8 years and with preschool special ed for the past three years. She loves the difference you can make in a child's life and the success that you see from each child throughout the year. Teaching is such a rewarding job and Mrs. Clark loves every part of it.
Mr. Octavio Gutierrez