Meet Our Team  

 
James Cagney, Director & Teacher / Consultant

College: Marist College Poughkeepsie NY and National University

Teaching Experience: Over 17 years with FCUSD. Has worked with students in Kindergarten through 8th grade. Has been a teacher or administrator at Cordova Lane Elementary, Oak Chan Elementary, Blanche Sprentz Elementary, Mather Heights Elementary and Folsom Middle School.

Family:  Married, Three Children

Interests: Triathlon and soccer dad. Reading. Being outdoors with family. Love all rivers, all lakes, the ocean and the snow!

 
Nancy Morgan, Administrative Assistant 
 
College: Sacramento State University, Business and Marketing
 
Business Experience: Small business owner, 17 years

Family: Married with two children

Interests: Travel, Running, and Cooking
 
 
Dianne Curtis, Teacher / Consultant
 
College: UC Santa Barbara, San Francisco State
 
Teaching Experience: 1st and 2nd grade at Addison Elementary, Palo Alto
 
Family: Married, 11 year old fraternal twins and two dogs
 
Interests: Cooking, Skiing, Yoga, and Reading
 
 
Kristin O'Rourke, Teacher / Consultant
 
College: Sacramento State University, Long Beach State University, National University
 
Teaching Experience: 2nd grade at Natoma Station, 4th and 6th grade at Riverview Elementary
 
Family: Married with two children
 
Interests: Swimming, travel, and photography
 
 
Laura Cataldo, Teacher / Consultant
 
College: Chico State University
 
Teaching Experience: K, 2nd, and 3rd at Braly Elementary School in Sunnyvale and K at Cordova Gardens Elementary School in Rancho Cordova
 
Family: Married with fraternal twins
 
Interests: 7th year homeschooling our children and traveling
 
 
Anna Knott, Teacher / Consultant
 
College: San Jose State University, Elementary Education and Spanish
 
Teaching Experience: K through Adult Education
 
Family: Married with two children and six grand children
 
Interests: Reading, Socializing, Family, and Friends
 
 
Lisa Stafford, Teacher / Consultant
 
College: UC Berkeley
 
Teaching Experience: 4th and 7th grade
 
Family: Married with three boys
 
Interests: Sports, Exercise, and Reading
 
 
Krissy Brainard, Teacher / Consultant
 
College: UC Davis
 
Teaching Experience: 4th and 5th grade at Fox Elementary School in Belmont
 
Family: Married with fraternal twins
 
Interests: Family and Friends, Jewelry Making, Boxing, and Music
 
 
Kerry Oh, Teacher / Consultant
 
College: Sacramento State University, Cal State Hayward
 
Teaching Experience: 1st, 2nd in Elk Grove, Science K-6 FCUSD
 
Family: Married with 5 children
 
Interests: Running, yoga, and gardening
 
 
Jennifer Salter, Teacher / Consultant
 
College: UC Davis
 
Teaching Experience: 6th grade at Natoma Station
 
Family: Married with two children
 
Interests: Travel, read, and chauffeur children
 
 
 Kristie Nicosia, Teacher / Consultant

College: San Jose State University and University of Phoenix

 Teaching Experience: K-1 in FCUSD, grades 4-8 at Folsom Community Charter, homeschooled my own children for 3 years

Family: Married with 3 children

Interests: running, paddle boarding, hiking, reading, and technology

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