Staff

GHCHS Special Programs Staff

Staff


Joy Kasper (Administrative Director, Special Education)
• BA – California State University, Northridge (German)
• MA – California State University, Northridge (Special Education)
• MA – California Lutheran University (Educational Leadership)
• CEST – Mathematics
• Education Specialist Instruction Credential – Mild/Moderate Disabilities
• National Board Certified Teacher since 2012
• Administrative Services Credential
• Professional Educator since 2004 – member of GHCHS since 2004

Noelle Panczel (Department Chair)
• BA – California State University, Northridge (Psychology)
• MA – California Lutheran University (School Counseling)
• Education Specialist Instruction Credential – Mild/Moderate Disabilities
• National Board Certified Teacher since 2012
• Board Certified Behavior Analyst
• Professional Educator since 2001 – member of GHCHS since 2001

Ruben Aguilar (SDP English)
• BA – CSU Long Beach (English: Creative Writing)
• Education Specialist Credential
• Professional Educator since 2005 – member of GHCHS since 2016

Robin Armstrong (Math Co-Teacher)
• BA – Wright State University, Dayton (Education)
• MA – Ashland University (Education Administration)
• Education Specialist Instruction Credential – Mild/Moderate Disabilities
• Professional Educator since 1999 – member of GHCHS since 2015

Nicole Austin (RSP Testing Coordinator)
• BA – Mount St. Mary's University (Sociology)
• M Ed – University of Phoenix (Secondary Education)
• Single Subject Credential - English
• Education Specialist Instruction Credential – Mild/Moderate Disabilities
• Professional Educator since 2010 – member of GHCHS since 2016

Sandi Baranowski (Special Education)
• BA – University of California, Davis (Communications)
• Education Specialist Instruction Credential
• Professional Educator since 2008 – member of GHCHS since 2016

Bradford, William Lee Bradford (Math Co-Teacher)
• BA – Pepperdine University (Communications/Advertising)
• MA – Azusa Pacific University (Physical Education/Coaching)
• Education Specialist Instruction Credential – Mild/Moderate Disabilities
• Professional Educator since 1998 – member of GHCHS since 2008

Jenna Brummett (SDP2 Teacher)
• BS – University of Arizona (Family Studies and Human Development)
• Education Specialist Moderate/Severe Credential
• Professional Educator since 2014 – member of GHCHS since 2016

Lori Cooper (School Psychologist)
• BM – California State University, Northridge (Music-Classical Guitar)
• MA – California State University, Northridge (School Psychology)
• Pupil Personnel Services Credential – School Psychology
• Professional Educator since 1996 – member of GHCHS since 2001

Sherry Cope (Resource Teacher)
• BA – California State University, Northridge (History)
• Education Specialist Instruction Credential – Mild/Moderate Disabilities
• Professional Educator since 2002 – member of GHCHS since 2005

Eisen, Martin Martin Eisen (Science Co-Teacher)
• BA – California State University, Northridge (Communications)
• MA – National University (Educational Specialist in National Board Certification)
• Education Specialist Instruction Credential – Mild/Moderate Disabilities
• CSET – Science
• Professional Educator since 1999 – member of GHCHS since 2003

Audrey Flowers (DHH/HOH Resource Teacher)
• BA – McDaniel College (Deaf Education Degree)
• MA – California State University, Northridge (Communication Disorders)
• Specialist Instruction Credential in Special Education – Communication Handicapped
• Professional Educator since 1980 – member of GHCHS since 1998

Lisa Harrison (Resource Teacher)
• BA – University of California, Los Angeles (Psychology)
• MA – National University (Special Education)
• Education Specialist Instruction Credential – Mild/Moderate Disabilities
• Professional Educator since 1999 – member of GHCHS since 2009

Christina Hekimian (School Psychologist)
• BA – National University (Psychology)
• MA – Alliant International University (School Based Mental Health)
• Education Specialist Instruction Credential – Mild/Moderate Disabilities
• Professional Educator since 2016 – member of GHCHS since 2016

Robert Jones (Resource Teacher)
• BA – California State University, Northridge (Liberal Arts)
• MA – California State University, Northridge (Special Education/Educational Therapy)
• Education Specialist Instruction Credential
• Professional Educator since 2001 – member of GHCHS since 2016

Straun Joseph (Social Science Co-Teacher)
• BA – University of Iowa (Liberal Arts)
• Education Specialist Instruction Credential – Mild/Moderate Disabilities
• CSET – Social Science
• Professional Educator since 2002 – member of GHCHS since 2005

Ambre Lee (SDP English)
• BA – California State University, Northridge (Creative Writing)
• MA – California State University, Northridge (Special Education)
• Education Specialist Instruction Credential – Mild/Moderate Disabilities
• CSET – English
• Professional Educator since 2007 – member of GHCHS since 2012

Caroline Mitchell (Resource Teacher)
• BA – University of New Haven (Dietetics)
• MA – Columbia University (Nutrition Education)
• MA – California State University, Northridge (Special Education)
• Education Specialist Instruction Credential – Mild/Moderate Disabilities
• Professional Educator since 1999 – member of GHCHS since 2015

Archer Nishioka (Math Co-Teacher)
• BS – University of California, Los Angeles (Biology, Economics)
• DC – Cleveland Chiropractic College (Doctor of Chiropractic)
• Education Specialist Instruction Credential – Mild/Moderate Disabilities
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – Mathematics, Economics, Biological Science
• Professional Educator since 2000 – member of GHCHS since 2009

Olczak, Sarah Sarah Olczak Resource Transition Coordinator
• BA – SUNY College at Brockport (Recreation and Leisure Studies)
• MS – Canisius College (Counseling and Human Services)
• Pupil Personnel Services Credential – School Counseling
• Professional Educator since 2003 – member of GHCHS since 2008

Sue Panman (SDP2 Teacher)
• BA – California State University, Northridge (Liberal Studies)
• MA – California State University, Northridge (Special Education)
• Education Specialist Instruction Credential – Mild/Moderate Disabilities
• Professional Educator since 2003 – member of GHCHS since 2003

Maria Shannon
• BA – California State University, Northridge (Liberal Studies)
• Education Specialist Instruction Credential
• Professional Educator since 1996 – member of GHCHS since 2016

Liora Shvartz (DIS Counselor / Transition Counselor)
• BA – Arizona State University (Political Science and Public Administration)
• MA – New York University (Bilingual Counseling)
• Pupil Personnel Services Credential – School Counseling
• Professional Educator since 2007 – member of GHCHS since 2007