Our Staff
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Our Staff

Stellar Academy proudly employs highly qualified teachers and staff with a desire to see every student reach his/her potential and excel in language arts. All of our teachers have completed intensive post-graduate work in the Slingerland® approach to literacy; they are passionate about what they do. We invite you to take some time to get to know our wonderful staff!


Administration

 Beth Mattsson-Bozé</br>

Beth Mattsson-Bozé
Director
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Biography

 Michele Muhamedcani</br>

Michele Muhamedcani
Office Administrator
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 Ms. Karen Taylor</br>

Ms. Karen Taylor
Dyslexia Tutor Center Coordinator
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Biography

Teachers

 Marlene Castillo</br>

Marlene Castillo
Slingerland, Math, & Classroom Aide
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 Lisa Granzella</br>

Lisa Granzella
Physical Education
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 Lisa Molina</br>

Lisa Molina
Slingerland, Math, & Science
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 Anne Roberts</br>

Anne Roberts
Slingerland, Math, & History
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 Gabriel Roberts</br>

Gabriel Roberts
Classroom Aid & Math Instructor
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 Antoinette Rodrigues</br>

Antoinette Rodrigues
Science Instructor & Extended Daycare
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 Karen Taylor</br>

Karen Taylor
Slingerland, Math, & Computers
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Biography

 Beth Mattsson-Bozé

Beth Mattsson-Bozé

Director

Biography

Beth Mattsson-Boze is our Director. Beth came to Stellar in 2010 with a background in corporate training and development as well as church education and administration. She holds a BA in Sociology with a concentration in Adult Education and a Master of Divinity. Beth and her husband have two college-age daughters.

 Michele Muhamedcani

Michele Muhamedcani

Office Administrator

Biography

 Ms. Karen Taylor

Ms. Karen Taylor

Dyslexia Tutor Center Coordinator

Biography

Ms. Taylor has been coordinating our afterschool tutor center since the fall of 2016. She joined the Stellar staff in fall 2014 and is Slingerland trained. She has more than sixteen years of experience teaching and tutoring. She holds a BA in liberal studies with certification in early childhood education.

 Marlene Castillo

Marlene Castillo

Slingerland, Math, & Classroom Aide

Biography

Marlene Castillo has worked at Stellar since 2002. Marlene holds a BA in Social Science, is Slingerland trained, and is married.

 Lisa Granzella

Lisa Granzella

Physical Education

Biography

 Lisa Molina

Lisa Molina

Slingerland, Math, & Science

Biography

Mrs. Lisa Molina has been a Slingerland instructor at Stellar since fall 2012. She holds her BA and has her preliminary California teaching credential. She and her husband have two children. She comes to us with 5 years of teaching experience in a local private school.

 Anne Roberts

Anne Roberts

Slingerland, Math, & History

Biography

Mrs. Anne Roberts has been Stellar’s middle school teacher since 2010. Prior to Stellar, she taught at the California School for the Deaf for 14 years. Mrs. Roberts is fluent in American Sign Language which she incorporates daily into her lessons. She holds a MA and a special education credential along with a California teaching credential, extensive Slingerland training, and Making Math Real training. She and her husband have three children and are experiencing raising a child with dyslexia themselves.

 Gabriel Roberts

Gabriel Roberts

Classroom Aid & Math Instructor

Biography

 Antoinette Rodrigues

Antoinette Rodrigues

Science Instructor & Extended Daycare

Biography

Mrs. Antoinette Rodrigues was a homeschooling mother of six children who are now all grown. Now she is “Mimi” to five precious little grandchildren. Since fall of 2015, Mrs. Rodgrigues has been extended daycare instructor at Stellar. Previously she was extended care teacher for three years at another local private school.

 Karen Taylor

Karen Taylor

Slingerland, Math, & Computers

Biography

Karen Taylor joined the Stellar staff in fall 2014 and is Slingerland trained. She has 16 years of experience teaching and tutoring. She holds a BA in Liberal Studies with certification in Early Childhood Education.

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