X
This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing to use this website, you consent to our use of these cookies.
MEET Our Community
Faculty

Lower School | Grades TK-4

List of 26 items.

  • Michele Ferretti

    Transitional Kindergarten
    Bachelor of Arts, Sonoma State University
    Read Bio
  • Matt Nightingale

    Primary Associate Teacher
    Music
    Glee Club
    Read Bio
  • Steve Pile

    Primary Associate Teacher
    Music
    Bachelor of Arts, University of Oregon
    Read Bio
  • Steve Bush

    Kindergarten
    Bachelor of Arts, Sonoma State University
    Read Bio
  • Olga Khaykin

    Primary Associate Teacher
    Bachelor of Arts, Mills College
    Master of Arts, University of the Pacific
    Read Bio
  • Molly Hill

    1st Grade
    Junior Comet Leadership Council Advisor
    Bachelor of Arts, Mills College
    Read Bio
  • Sarah Howe

    Primary Associate Teacher
    Bachelor of Arts, Framingham State University
    Master of Arts, National Louis University
    Read Bio
  • Monica Mann

    2nd Grade
    Bachelor of Arts, Sonoma State University
    Read Bio
  • Cierra Iribarne

    Primary Associate Teacher
    Bachelor of Science, Sonoma State University
    Read Bio
  • Melissa Kang

    3rd Grade
    Bachelor of Arts, San Francisco State Univeristy
    Master of Arts, CSU Dominguez Hills
    Read Bio
  • Heather Zeeb

    Primary Associate Teacher
    Bachelor of Science, Northern Arizona University
    Read Bio
  • Amy Baer

    4th Grade Humanities & Homeroom
    Bachelor of Arts, Sonoma State University

    Read Bio
  • Christy Harper

    4th & 5th Grade Math
    4th Grade Homeroom
    Entrepreneur Club Advisor
    Bachelor of Arts, Scripps College
    Master of Arts, New York University
    Read Bio
  • Tina Poles

    TK, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Grade Science
    Bachelor of Science, UC Santa Cruz
    Read Bio
  • Allison Fisch

    Director of Wellness and Social & Emotional Learning
    Bachelor of Arts, University of Central Florida
    Master of Science, Bank Street College of Education
    Read Bio
  • Janice Hall

    Performing Arts Department Chair
    Chorus Director

    Bachelor of Music, Vocal Performance, San Francisco State
    Read Bio
  • Jonathan Taylor

    Music
    Bachelor of Arts, Sonoma State University
    Read Bio
  • Kathy White

    TK-2nd Grade Motor Skills Class
    6th-8th Grade Physical Education
    Volleyball Coach


    Read Bio
  • Noah Parker

    Athletic Director
    3-8 Physical Education
    5th Grade Homeroom Advisor
    Bachelor of Science, Sonoma State University
    Read Bio
  • Wendy Gahagan

    Art Department Chair
    TK-8 Art
    8th Grade Homeroom Advisor
    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Miami University
    Read Bio
  • Faye Kendall

    Art
    Bachelor of Fine Arts - Colorado State University 
    Master of Fine Arts - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
    Read Bio
  • Chunxiang Wang

    Mandarin
    6th Grade Homeroom Advisor
    Bachelor of Arts, Baotou Teachers’ College
    Master of Arts, San Francisco State
    Read Bio
  • Galia Brieva

    Spanish
    5th Grade Homeroom Advisor
    Bachelor of Arts, San Francisco State
    BCLAD Teaching Credential, San Francisco State
    Read Bio
  • Nina Strika

    Director of Learning Support
    Master of Science, Columbia University School of Social Work
    Master of Education, Bank Street College of Education
  • Shelly Laskey

    Program Associate
    Comet Leadership Council Advisor

    Bachelor of Arts, Sonoma State University
    Read Bio
  • Sean Marshall

    Maker Associate
    Read Bio

Sonoma Country Day School

4400 Day School Place
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
phone: 707.284.3200
fax: 707.284.3254
Email | Directions

We are…

The premier, fully accredited, independent TK-8 college preparatory school in Sonoma County. Located in northern Santa Rosa and proud home of The Jackson Theater, SCDS offers a challenging academic program rich in fine and performing arts, music, world languages, and social and emotional learning. For more than thirty years SCDS has been the school that brings learning to life.