English

GHCHS English Department Staff

Staff

Mathew Arnold (Department Chair)
• BA – University of California, Santa Cruz (Politics)
• MA – New York University (English and American Literature)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 2001 – member of GHCHS since 2009

Kyle Tacsik (Instructional Advisor)
• BA – University of California, Los Angeles (English)
• MA – California State University, Northridge (Education)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 2008 – member of GHCHS since 2012

Maggie Abbott
• BA – California State University, Monterey Bay (Liberal Studies)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 2003 – member of GHCHS since 2004

Shayna Arhanian
• BA – California State University, Northridge (English and Psychology)
• MA – California State University, Northridge (English)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 2002 – member of GHCHS since 2006

Katherine Bryan
• BA – University of California, Santa Barbara (Film and Media Studies)
• MA – Pepperdine University (Education)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 2014 – member of GHCHS since 2015

Stephanie Buie
• BA – California State University, Northridge (English)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential - English
• Professional Educator since 2015 – member of GHCHS since 2015

Karl Cyr
• BA – University of Guelph (English/Fine Art)
• MA – California State University, Northridge (Education) 
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 1994 – member of GHCHS since 2005

Crystal Fernandez
• BA – California State University, Channel Islands (English)
• MA – California Lutheran University (Teacher Leadership)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 2012 – member of GHCHS since 2016

Christine Foster
• BA – University of California, Los Angeles (English and Sociology)
• MA – University of Miami (English)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 1998 – member of GHCHS since 2001

Art Goethals
• BA – University of California, Los Angeles (English Literature)
• MA – California State University, Northridge (English Education)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 1988 – member of GHCHS since 2001

Maureen Grandchamp
• BA – California State University, Northridge (English)
• MA – Pepperdine University (American Studies)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 2009 – member of GHCHS since 2009

Christina Hoppe
• BA – University of California, Berkeley (Rhetoric)
• MA – California State University, Northridge (Education)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 1996 – member of GHCHS since 1998

Kellogg, Barbara Barbara Kellogg
• BA – California State University, Northridge (Liberal Studies; emphasis on Speech Communication)
• MEd – California Lutheran University (Education)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 2002 – member of GHCHS since 2004

Kani Kim
• BA – University of California, Irvine (English)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 2010 – member of GHCHS since 2001

Narae Kim
• BA – University of California, Santa Barbara (English)
• MA – California State University, Northridge (English)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 2010 – member of GHCHS since 2010

Lauren Kleinberg
• BA – University of California, Berkeley (Comparative Literature)
• MA – Pepperdine University (Education)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 2007 – member of GHCHS since 2007

Sean Lewis
• BA – University of California, Santa Barbara (English)
• MA – Boston University (Secondary English)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 2015 – member of GHCHS since 2015

Reena Mistry
• BA – University of California, San Diego (Abnormal Psychology)
• MA – Pepperdine University (Secondary Education)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 2002 – member of GHCHS since 2002

Kaitlin Mogan
• BA – California State University, Chico (English Education)
• MA – California State University, Northridge (English Instruction)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 2009 – member of GHCHS since 2013

Rachael Phipps
• BA – University of Texas (English)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 2015 – member of GHCHS since 2015

Jerome Robinson
• BA – University of Texas (Liberal Arts)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 1985 – member of GHCHS since 1992

Meryn Shapurji
• BA – Indiana University (English)
• MA – University of Southern California (Teaching)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 2016 – member of GHCHS since 2016

Fritz Smith
• BA – University of Southern California (English Literature and Fiction Writing)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 1999 – member of GHCHS since 1999

Lisl Spangenberg
• BA – University of Colorado Boulder (Distributed Studies: English, French and History)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 2001 – member of GHCHS since 2004

Melissa Spaulding
• BA – California State University, Northridge (English)
• MA – National University (English)
• MA – Pepperdine University (American Studies)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 2006 – member of GHCHS since 2006

Anton Talarico
• BA – Syracuse University (English)
• MFA – University of Southern California (Professional Writing, Poetry)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 2008 – member of GHCHS since 2008

John Tucker
• BA – Sterling College (English)
• MA – Wichita State University (English)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 2008 – member of GHCHS since 2014


Kristi Vazquez
• BA – Bethany University (English)
• MA – Pepperdine University (American Studies)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Education Specialist Instruction Credential – Mild/Moderate Disabilities
• Professional Educator since 2005 – member of GHCHS since 2008

Spencer Wolf
• BA – University of California, Davis (English)
• MA – Pepperdine University (American Studies)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 2009 – member of GHCHS since 2009

Jackie Ying
• BA – University of California, Los Angeles (English)
• MA – University of California, San Diego (Education)
• Single Subject Teaching Credential – English
• Professional Educator since 2005 – member of GHCHS since 2009