Principal: Rene Molina
Secretary: Brenda Stanford

Head Custodian: Juan Buendia
Night Custodian: Michael Williams
Food Service: Angel Johnson, Joshua Mesa

Contact Information:
Office Phone: (510) 644-6225
Office Fax: (510) 644-6265




Josh Reed 
Brieanna Davis
Benjamin Malloy
Kesha Jenkins

First Grade

Marcie Thomas-Quattlebaum
Ruby Palmer-Ghose

Suzanne Wright

Second Grade

Ember Kelley

Allie McMurdo

Patrick Hamilton

Third Grade

Michele Witherspoon
Kristen Lono
Michele Williams 
Dvora Pitheau

Fourth Grade

Madhuvanti Khare
Christina Luce
Vanessa Sinai

Fifth Grade

Adam Weis
Alexandra Gross

Regina Chagolla

To contact a teacher, you can:

  • leave a message by calling the BAM office 644-6225
  • leave the teacher a voice-mail at 644-4500 ext. 23+child's room number, or
  • send an email to firstnamelastname @

Performing Arts, all grades: Performing Arts Workshop
Visual Arts: KALA instructor
1st -3rd Music: Merlyn Katechis, Mabel Dong (3rd)
4th /5th Instrumental Music: Alison Sawyer and Megan Ratliff  (4th/5th Band), Mary Dougherty (4th/5th Strings), Henry Viets (4th/5th Brass), Peter Gidlund (4th/5th World Music), Mabel Dong (4th/5thWoodwind or Strings), Merlyn Katechis (4th/5th Woodwinds and Lead Teacher)

Family Engagement Coordinator: Federico "Tito" Aquino (510) 849-7382

Response to Intervention (RtI) Coordinator: Pooja Govil

Counselors: Erin Savage, Karina Colliat, April Netzer

Literacy Coach/Intervention: Mia Caporal, Cara Eisenberg, Marlene Israel

Librarian/Media Technician: Mardawn Wendt

Education Specialists: Jaclynn Villa-Carlos, Stephanie Schwartz

Instructional Aides: Michele Ferrell, Karon Harris-Younger, Marchtrenda Bakare, Susan Carpendale, Bethany Woods, Tracy Maligalig

After School Program: BAM All-Stars (LEARNS) Ed Hill and BEARS Dr. Roach

Lunch Time Sports/PE: YMCA STAFF