Fern Elementary School People

Susanne Ahola

5th Grade Blended Learning Teacher

Shannon Anderson

Intervention

Diane Bauer

Para Educator

Mrs. Michelle Bravo

2nd Grade Blended Learning Teacher

  I'm Mrs. Bravo and let me share with you a little bit about myself.&...

Mr. Eric Daugherty

Counselor

Hello Falcons, My name is Eric Daugherty and I have been lucky enough to have been y...

Mrs. Molly Foassis

1st Grade Blended Learning Teacher

I was born and raised in Torrance. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Studi...

Tricia Fujino

Para Educator

Mrs. Marissa Funo

4th-5th Grade Combination Class Distance Learning Teacher

Hi Falcons! I am Mrs. Funo and I have been a part of the Fern Family for many years!&nb...

Nicole Garcia

Para Educator

Ms. Carole Garrison

Kindergarten Blended Learning Teacher

Hi Fellow Falcons, My name is Carole Garrison and I am proud to say I'm a Fern Falc...

Mrs. Kristine Gausman

Kindergarten Blended Learning Teacher

Hello.  My name is Kristine Gausman and I have been teaching at Fern Avenue Elemen...

Mrs. Valerie Grogan

Para Educator

My name is Valerie (aka: Miss Val) and I've been a para-educator for a little ...

Lynette Hagen

3rd Grade Distance Learning Teacher

I have been teaching at Fern for 25 years.  I have taught 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades...

Mrs. Lauren Haro

Resource Teacher for Intervention and Instruction

Hi Fern Falcons - My name is Mrs. Haro and I am Fern's Resource Teacher for Interve...

Mr. Anthony Hartley

Psychologist

Mrs. Laurene Hegge

4th Grade Blended Learning Teacher

 I’m Mrs. Hegge.  Believe it or not, this is my thirty-third year teach...

Mrs. Kellie Kamphuis

4th Grade Blended Learning Teacher

I am Mrs. Kamphuis and I have been teaching here at Fern for seven years. I have spent ...

Mrs. Jennifer Kawaguchi

First Grade Blended Learning Teacher

Hello! My name is Jennifer Kawaguchi and I began teaching at Fern School in 1992. ...

Susanna Kela

Para Educator

  I have enjoyed working at Fern since I started at TUSD, and have worked with ...

Mrs. Bridget Kranke

3rd Grade Blended Learning Teacher

Hello Fern Falcons! I grew up here in the South Bay. I graduated from the University of...

Ms. Amanda Lara

4th Grade Blended Learning Teacher

Hey Fern Falcons! I am Ms. Lara. I have been teaching now for 5 years. My first y...

Ms. Iris Leon

Para Educator

Hi my name is Iris.  I've been working for TUSD for about 25 years and my curr...

Mrs. Jovita Leon

Health Office

My name is Jovita Leon. I am the LVN here at Fern Elementary School.  I am fo...

Mrs. Renika Lindsey

School Office Assistant

Hello fellow Falcons! I am Mrs. Lindsey and I’m so excited to be a part of the Fe...

Mrs. Gina Lister

5th Grade Blended Learning Teacher

Hello, my name is Gina Lister.  I have been teaching in Torrance for 16 years...

Mrs. Gloria Marsella

Learning Center Teacher Grades K-2

This is my 13th year teaching special education from grades TK through 8th grade. I gra...

Angelica Miranda

Physical Education

Good day, Fern Falcons, Ms. Miranda here welcoming you to a new and adventurous school ...

Mrs. Shalini O'Neil

2nd Grade Blended Learning Teacher

Hi!  My name is Mrs. O’Neil.   I have been teaching at Fern Elementary ...

Mrs. Linda Olmos

Transitional Kindergarten Blended Learning Teacher

Mrs Olmos I love teaching TK Married for 44 years Proud mother of 3 sons, 1 da...

Mr. Sam Perez

Daytime Custodian

Mr. Sam is the oldest of 6 boys. He has been at Fern elementary for 8 years now. 2...

Mrs. Meghan Randazzo

3rd Grade Blended Learning Teacher

Dr. Michael Remland

Principal

Dr. Remland has been in education since 1995.  Prior to coming to Torrance Unified...

Mr. Nicolas Saignac

5th Grade Distance Learning Teacher

Born and raised in France, my love for traveling brought me to California where I met m...

Cathy Santome

4th Grade Distance Learning Teacher

 Greetings! I am a 4th grade teacher at Fern Elementary. My name is Cathy Santome ...

Mrs. Valerie Scott

School Office

My name is Valerie Scott.  I have resided in Torrance for the past 31 years. ...

Mrs. Marchetta Silvernail

Learning Center Teacher Grades 3-5

Hello! I’m Mrs. Silvernail and I am the upper grade learning center teacher! I wa...

Mrs. Sara Smith

Kindergarten Distance Learning Teacher

  I have been in the classroom for 25 years teaching kindergarten, first, ...

Valerie Steele

Para Educator

Hello, my name is  Valerie! I am 36 years old and I have been with TUSD for 14 yea...

Amy Takaki

Café Manager

Mrs. Peace Takata

Intervention Specialist

I’m Mrs. Takata and I am the Reading Recovery Teacher / Primary Literary Speciali...

Mr. Steven Tran

Physical Education

Hello! My name is Steven Tran and I'm one of your Elementary PE teachers at Fern. I...

Mrs. Brandi Ullrich

2nd Grade Distance Learning Teacher

Fern has been my home away from home for nearly 18 years. I have taught Kindergart...

Judit Valadez

Evening Custodian

Mrs. Monika Vega

1st Grade Distance Learning Grade Teacher

I started at Fern fresh out of student teaching in the 1989/1990 school year. I have be...

Mrs. Phulcan Yukota

Para Educator

I reside in Torrance (20 years now) with my husband and two boys (20 & 14 years old...