• Teachers on Special Assignment

    Julie Bennett



    Kara deKernion


    Ms. deKernion is in her 8th year at Sequoia as a Literacy Coach.  Before that she spent most of her time in kindergarten and third grades.  She has taught all over the place; two of her teaching positions were in the southern hemisphere! She is mom to three former Sequoia Squirrels who keep her busy and teach her a lot.  Ms. deKernion enjoys READING, cooking, swimming, hiking and travelling with her family. She also LOVES teaching and learning about Reading and Writing with kids and other adults.


    STIP Subs

    Emmanuel Sarabia-Uribe -Restorative Justice


    This is Mr. S' fourth year at Sequoia.  He loves playing soccer, going to the beach, camping and eating food.


    Rebecca Hunter-Science


    I have been teaching science at Sequoia Elementary since 2011. Before that, I was teaching in Cincinnati, OH where I completed a Masters in Education and Montessori Lower Elementary credential program at Xavier University. When I am not at Sequoia, I spend most of my time with my family enjoying the parks and outdoor spaces in the Bay Area.



    Jesse Inclan-P.E.


    I started at Sequoia in 2000. I have worked for O.U.S.D since 1986. I switched to being a full time P.E. teacher in 1991. I love hiking the East Bay Park trails in the summer.


    Bob Frazier- Music


    I am an artist in-residence and am entering in my 12th year of teaching at Sequoia. Though I play a variety of instruments, I play the piano for composition and the trumpet for performance. Aside from music, I enjoy cooking and fishing.


    Julianne Moscovitz- Music (4th-5th Instrumental Music)



    Rebecca Hunter (pic above)-Science


    Student Teacher


    I am a student teacher in Ms. Aguilera's 2nd Grade class. In May 2020, I graduated with a BA in Child Development. I am now working on recieving my MA in Education as well as getting my Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. I'm really excited to be a part of the Sequoia community!


    Front Office

    Tracey Kelp-Administrative Assistant


    Tracey Kelp is in her 1st year as Sequoia's Administrative Assistant. She is the mom of 2 Sequoia Squirrels. She is so excited to officially join the school staff and do what she can to support the Sequoia community. 


    Nubia Benitez-Attendance Clerk



    Linh Nguyen-School Nurse



    Justina Wu-Culture & Climate Coach




    Aurelia Molina- Daytime