Principal: April Harris-Jackson

Phone: 510-531-6400


Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. University of California, Berkeley M.Ed. Holy Names University ASC Cal State East Bay

Principal: April Harris-Jackson

For nearly 17 years, Ms. Harris-Jackson has served the Bret Harte community.  She started her career in education at Bret Harte as a Humanities teacher. She also taught reading intervention, leadership, and Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID).  After 10 years in the classroom, she became a Teacher on Special Assignment (TSA). Prior to becoming principal, Ms. Harris-Jackson served as an assistant principal for three years.  


Ms. Harris-Jackson is an Oakland native and grew up in the Bret Harte neighborhood.  She attended OUSD schools from kindergarten through 12th grade. After earning a B.A. in Rhetoric from the University of California, Berkeley, she went on to earn her teaching credential and M.Ed in Urban Education from Holy Names University.  She received her administrative services credential from California State University, East Bay.

Name Email address Position
Anderson, Saundra Resource Specialist
Argueta, Carmen Attendance Specialist
Bastien, Danielle 7th Humanities
Bobino, Felipe Support Staff/ASP Baskeball Coach
Brethauer, Sheila Visually Impaired Teacher
Brown, Carla 6th Inclusion para
Brown, Ericka SDC M/S SMP
Carroll, Denise SDC M/M para, 6th/7th Para
Cartier, Jamie Elective Spanish
Correa, David 7th Math
Decena, Mika Newcomer Social Worker
Dos Santos, Kelly 6th Humanities
Dunkel, Katia Assistant Principal
Fagundes, Anneka Elective/Drama
Ferreri, Alexis 9th Language Acquisition
Fitzsimmons, Kent 9th Ethnic Studies
Franklin, Eddie SSO
Fu, Megan 6th Science
Garcia, Cynthia 9th Biology
Garrovillo, Nina Psychologist
Gjersand, Nimia Bilingual Admin III
Golden, Lakiesha 8th Math
Guilin, Luis English 9
Guillory, Brien ICE SDC IA
Gutierrez, Nora 6th Humanities
Harris, April Principal
Hernandez, Alicia PE
Khalil, Nida Family Resource Coordinator
Lam, Kathy Cafeteria Lead
Martin, Addie 6-8 Newcomer
Mayfield, Deanna Fred Finch Therapist
Moa, Janine Fred Finch Therapist
Monterrosa, Magdalena Newcomer Humanities
Morelix, Catherine Fred Finch Therapist
Morris, Lila TSA
Morris, Natalie 7th Inclusion Para
Munoz, Ramses Health Center Coordinator
Orona, Ruben Joven Nobles Educator
Parnell, Chantel Computer Science & Girls Who Code
Pistrang, David 6th Math
Recco, Rebecca Art
Riggs, Kaitlyn Mae Inclusion Teacher
Sakamoto, Sayuri Inclusion Teacher
Seuell, Rayna After School Program Director
Smith, Ceanne 8th Humanities
Smith, Juliette M/S Inclusion Para
Steel, Rukiya Custodian
Sultan, Summer PE
Tang, Brian Community School Manager
Thomas-Ezell, Shardie Art
Tunson, Aris SDC English
Vazquez, Raquel Speech Therapist
Williams Stitt, Erika SDC M/S IA
Williams, Natasha Nurse
Williams, Trina D/HH Interpreter
Wilson, Chynna Deaf & Hard of Hearing
Wolfe, Christine 6-8 Newcomer
Wong, Patricia 9th Math
Worm, Duane Music
Young, Sussan Newcomer Lab Assistant
Zellman, Avi TSA