Meet the Teachers

Phone: (805) 495-5550 x 207


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Julie Kirby

Room 7

In my free time, I like to spend time with my family, play golf, and bake cookies.  

Phone: (805) 495-5550 x 202


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Tiffany Sitko

Room 2

In my free time, I enjoy nature walks, delicious food and going on adventures with my family.

Phone: (805) 495-5550 x 203


Degrees and Certifications:

Miss Maggie Villanueva (Miss V)

Room 3


In my free time, I like to read books, play games, and spend time with my family.

Classroom Wishlist

  • Kleenex
    Paper Towels
    Cleaning Wipes
    Baby Wipes
    Ziploc Bags
    Copy Paper
    Prize Box Donations

All About: Kindergarten

      Kindergarten - The SEM Way

      • English Language Arts

        • Leveled reading and writing groups
        • Leveled book bags
        • Dramatic interpretation of Core Literature
        • Student-published class books


        • Flexible, leveled small-group instruction
        • Hands-on dice and card games to strengthen number sense
        • M2- a replacement unit to teach measurement, three-dimensional shapes, and spacial relationships through investigation


        • Weather- Real weather stations
        • Animals- Incubating and hatching eggs

        Social Studies

        • Community helpers
        • Dramatic play
        • Building maps and models

      Enrichment & Homework Ideas

      • Rainbow Language Arts and Rainbow Math:
        Students are given an opportunity to advance and challenge their skills based on interest and ability

        Wednesday Folders:
        Extra standards-based curriculum sent home each week for additional practice to review, reinforce, or challenge students


      Field Trips, Speakers, & Project Highlights

      • Field Trips:
        Grocery Store, Botanic Garden, Underwood Farm, Civic Arts Plaza

        Primary Music Specialist

        Thanksgiving Show

        End-of-the Year Program

        Guest Speakers:
        Police and Fire Department, Dentist, Scientist, Librarian, Pediatrician and more