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Star Staff Directory


Name Position Email
Dr. Joe Wood Executive Director

Amy Kahler

Star Academy Coordinator
Dr. Addie Ellis Student Services Director
Laura Bariel Teaching and Learning Director
Melanie Thomas Special Education Coordinator


Special Education Services

Name Position Email Website
Franchesca Donato Education Specialist Website
Bailey Mannisto-Iches School Psychologist Website
Savannah Fisch Speech Language Website
Molly Smith Occupational Therapist Website


Name Position Email Website
Caroline Hines Social Emotional Counselor Website


Front Office Staff

Name Position Email
Cindy Helmsin Administrative Assistant
Franchesca Donato Education Specialist- SpEd
Maribel Zill Administrative Assistant-Health Office
Mary Ramirez Administrative Assistant



Name Position Email Website
Jessica Benz Transition Kindergarten Website
Sarah Strazzo Kindergarten (Lead) Website
Sarah Lack Kindergarten Website
Sarah Phillips Kindergarten Website
Shannon Grover Kindergarten Website
Allison Perry 1st Grade (Lead) Website
Hannah Smith 1st Grade Website
Julie Torres 1st Grade Website
Savannah Taylor 1st Grade Website
Tarynn Rojas 2nd Grade (Lead) Website
Leslie Baughman 2nd Grade Website
Shayla Mize 2nd Grade Website
Susie Steinlein 2nd Grade Website
Johanna Caraballo 3rd Grade (Lead) Website
Christine Dahilig 3rd Grade Website
Danielle Monroy 3rd Grade Website
Dayna Perez 3rd Grade Website
TJ Fassler 4th Grade (Lead) Website
Jacqui Sjol 4th Grade Website
Rachelle Ahmad 4th Grade Website
Kham Vue 5th Grade (Lead) Website
Joel Fowler 5th Grade Website
Scott Semple 5th Grade Website
Emily Shane Art Website
Karen Quant Spanish Website
Elsa Ouvrard-Prettol Library Website
Chris Strazzo Library Website
Rich Farwig PE Website