Teachers on Special Assignment
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.
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.
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.
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
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!
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