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Our Staff

Our caring staff members make themselves available to our students to help support learning both during the school day and on selected days before and after school. The years of experience our teachers bring to the classroom is a testament to the excellent instruction your child receives every day at Tulare Union High School. Meet our faculty and staff below.

Our Administration

Michelle Nunley
Principal
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Roger Robles
Assistant Principal
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Diana Nalbandian-Hatton
Athletics Director
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Chandalin Champlin
Dean of Students
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Shanelle Herrera
Dean of Students
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Brenda Aguayo
Secretary II
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Jennie Daniels
Principal's Secretary
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Terry Langlie
Head Counselor/Freshmen AVID
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Ext. 2417

Ingrid McClure
AP Aide
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Counseling Department

Liliana Avila
Counselor Students S–Z/AVID/ELD 3/NCAA/NAIA Coordinator
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ext. 2632

Xochitl Cortez
Counseling Secretary II
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Lolly Garcia
District School Psychologist/PBIS/504 Plan Coordinator
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ext. 2311

India Leal
Counselor Students A–C/AVID/Challenge Day/Ivy League Project
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ext. 2421

Yesenia Maldonado
Career Counseling Tech/Work Permits/FAFSA/COS Application/Junior Career Day Coordinator/Scholarship Coordinator/SCICON
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ext. 2450

Jose Marquez
Counselor Students I–M/AVID/ELD 1 & 2/HOBY/ELAC
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ext. 2456

Daisy Molina
Counselor Students D–H/AVID/AME Academy 11th & 12th Grades/COS Dual Enrollment Liaison/Migrant/AP Testing
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ext. 2700

Lisa Muñoz
Community Service Internships/Job Shadowing/Challenge Day/Academic Letter/Testing Coordinator
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ext. 2516

Michelle Potts
Counselor Students N–R/AVID/AME/Academy 9th & 10th Grades/PBIS
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ext. 2571

Nataly Silva
Counseling Secretary I
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Teachers

Juan Alvarado
Psychology/ Reconnecting Youth Teacher
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April Andrews
Home Economics Teacher*
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Ivan Arce
Biology Teacher
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Amy Bailey
Art Teacher
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Daniel Bautista
Mathematics Teacher
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Chandra Benevento
English Teacher
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Darren Bennett
Physical Education Teacher
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D.J. Bennett
Special Education Teacher
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Ronald Berry
English Teacher
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Jonathan Brogan
Social Studies/ Police Science Teacher
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Maria Bruns
Spanish Teacher*
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Dakota Burns
Agriculture Teacher
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Lourdes Campos
Spanish Teacher
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Mario Capote
Band and Orchestra Teacher
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Genaro Casas
English Language Development Teacher*
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Jared Castle
Agriculture Teacher*
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Kim Castro
Science Teacher
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Edgar Cervantes
Spanish
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Brenda Cervantes
Spanish Teacher
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Kathy Colvin
Library Media Teacher
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Tracy Cooley
Mathematics Coach
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Jill Coyle
Drama/Speech Teacher
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Craig Cummings
English Teacher
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Luis Da Silva
Special Education Teacher
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Shana Duke
Mathematics Teacher
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Travis Earp
AVID I Teacher
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Stephanie Edwards
Physical Education Teacher
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Tim Elick
Physical Education Teacher
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Marcene Feenstra
Social Studies Teacher
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Belina Feijo
Portuguese Teacher
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Tabby Grabowski
English Teacher/Reading Specialist
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Michael Groah
Industry & Technology Teacher
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Patrick Hamilton
Mathematics Teacher*
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Jessica Handly
English Teacher
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Mark Hatton
Social Studies Teacher/Activities Director
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Gina Hirayama
Art Teacher*/Art Academy Advisor
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Kari Hogg
Mathematics Teacher/AVID II
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Ryan Hogg
Mathematics Teacher/AVID III
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Tom Kellogg
English Teacher
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Greg Knight
Science Teacher
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Chase Landers
Social Studies Teacher
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Jordan Lapadula
AVID IV Seminar Teacher
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Kelly Lawler
English Teacher
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Bret Leal
Art Teacher
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Natalie Lew
English Teacher
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Jordan Lewis
Art Teacher
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Mike Lewis
Special Education Teacher*
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Brian Lucas
Art and Video Teacher
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Marty Martin
AVID I Teacher
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Andre Martinez
Social Studies Teacher
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Celina Martinez
English Teacher
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Cheri Mayhew
Special Education Teacher
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Garrett Maze
AVID IV Seminar Teacher
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Pat McCue
Science Teacher*
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Kelli Medeiros
Social Studies Teacher
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Mike Mederos
Agriculture Teacher
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Frank Mello
Social Studies Teacher
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David Meza
Spanish Teacher
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Melany Miller
English/Speech Teacher
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Jeremy Monitz
Special Education Teacher
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Larissa Monreal
Special Education Teacher
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Brieann Morais
Mathematics Teacher
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Amy Mueller
Science Teacher
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Chaundra Olsen
English Teacher
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Erik Pedersen
Mathematics Teacher
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Brandon Price
English Teacher
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Rusty Range
County Special Education Teacher
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Mark Reindl
Social Studies Teacher*
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Maria Renteria
Spanish Teacher
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Annette Ruiz
Business
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David Schlick
Business Teacher
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Michael Shaffer
Physical Education Teacher*
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Debrah Silva
Agriculture Teacher
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Sammi Slover
Agriculture Teacher
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Derek Smith
English Teacher
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Margarita Solis
Special Education Teacher
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Jennifer Sousa
Agriculture Teacher
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Cassandra Sousa
Mathematics Teacher
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Katie Stafford-Garcia
Science Teacher
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Mike Sterling
Industry & Technology Teacher*
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Hector Urueta
Agriculture Teacher
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Zachary VanScyoc
Math Teacher
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Derek Williamson
Social Studies Teacher
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Eric York
Science Teacher
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Cafeteria

Emily Little
Cafeteria Helper II

Lisa Martindale
Cafeteria Helper II

Connie Mora
Cafeteria Manager
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Trisha Morphis
Cafeteria Helper II

Norma Pimentel
Cafeteria Helper II

Mayra Rodriguez
Cafeteria Helper II

Rachel Sanchez
Cafeteria Helper II
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Jeannette Serpa
Cafeteria Helper II

Maria Simoes
Cafeteria Helper II
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Mary Simoes
Cafeteria Helper II

Resource Aides

Ralphie Castaneda
Resource Secretary I
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Josie Flores
Resource Aide
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Stephanie Howard
Resource Aide
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Susane Jensen
Resource Aide
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Lisa Mendez
Resource Aide
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Martha Villarreal
Resource Aide
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Jeff Warren
Resource Aide
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Kelsee Weatherford
Resource Aide
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Leah Whittington
Sign Language Aide
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Support Staff

Benita Castillo
Switchboard/Receptionist

Manny Castro
SSIP Coach

Tara Cranston
Homework Lab Tutor
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Alejandrina Elizalde
Attendance Clerk II
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Frances Estrada
AV Clerk
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Martha Garcia
Locker Room Attendant
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Isamar Hernandes
XL Program Director

Sheryl Jones
Special Education Teacher
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Sandi Kral
Instructional Aide
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Ingrid McClure
Instructional Aide
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Kimberlie Mendoza
Attendance Aide
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Carrie Montgomery
District Nurse
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Arturo Nunez
Computer Site Tech
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Joe Torres
Locker Room Attendant
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Jerrie Wilson
Clerical Pool Clerk
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Marlin Zavala
Community Liaison
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Maintenance and Operations

TBA
Maintenance III

Alex Ayon
HVAC – District

John Bem
Electrician – District

John (Ray) Bonilla
Groundskeeper
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Blas Cisneros
Warehouse & Purchasing – District

Tony Fernandes
Bus Driver/Groundsman
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Darrin Gahagan
Pool Technician
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Andrew Gamez
Custodian/Bus Driver

Stephanie Gamez
Custodian/Bus Driver

Lionel Garcia
Utility Worker
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Jose Lopez
Groundskeeper
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William McCown
Custodian

Jose Moniz
Custodian

Fernando Montemayor
Lead Custodian

Jody Patterson
Custodian

Hector Rodriguez
Lead Groundskeeper
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Ricardo Sanchez
Custodian/Bus Driver

Danny Shawn
Bus Driver/Custodian

Manuel Silva
Maintenance & Operations Supervisor
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