“Under their influence, the horizons sprung wide and fear went away, and the unknown became knowable.” – John Steinbeck

Opportunity Academy Middle Leadership Team

Alex Castillo

Dean of Academic Operations

Amy Dondero

Instructional Coach - Literacy

Lizzie Stewart

Principal

Kate Zupko

Instructional Coach - Literacy

Zak Zupko

Dean of Culture

Instructional Team

Jeronica Anderson

5th Grade Literacy Teacher

Katherine Brand

7th Grade Literacy Teacher

Jasmine Cain

8th Grade Humanities Teacher

James Carillo

7th Grade Numeracy Teacher & 7th Grade Level Chair

Gabriela Cipolla

8th Grade Literacy Teacher

Jerome Davis

Physical Education Teacher

Amy Dondero

6th Grade Numeracy Teacher

Matt Forchetti

8th Grade Science Teacher

Josh Heckman

5th Grade Literacy Teacher

Kimberly Lopez

6th Grade Literacy Apprentice Teacher

Naomi Merchant

8th Grade Numeracy

Abel Munoz

5th Grade Numeracy Teacher

Grace Patton

7th Grade Literacy Teacher

Samuel Peterson

6th Grace Literacy Apprentice Teacher

Emily Reding

6th Grade Literacy Teacher

Kate Zupko

6th Grade Literacy Teacher

Kira Scales

5th Grade Science Teacher

Zac Tucker

6th Grade Financial Literacy Teacher

Aislinn Whitaker

5th Grade Numeracy Teacher

Michael Yarbrough

6th Grade Numeracy Apprentice Teacher

Leanna Yost

8th Grade Literacy Teacher & 8th Grade Level Chair

Operations Team

Andrew Dorris

Operations Associate

Cindy Magana

Office Assistant

Sandra Mendoza

Office Assistant