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Teacher Leaders

The following educators have received extensive training about the origins and outcomes of the idea of religious liberty, particularly as it relates to the First Amendment and public schools. Though not legal experts, these teachers have exhibited sound instructional decision making related to implementing curriculum content about religion and religiously sensitive subject matter in a constitutionally permissible and pedagogically sound manner.

Teachers with Specialization in the First Amendment in American History and Government

Lynda Abuah – Santiago HS, Corona-Norco USD
Stephanie Clendenin – Lincoln HS, Lincoln USD
Shawna Dochnahl; Patriot HS, Jurupa USD
James Green – Slauson MS, Azusa USD
Brent Heath – De Anza MS, Ontario-Montclair SD
Mary Kleinvachter – Hamilton HS, Hemet USD
Nina Norton – Manteca HS, Manteca USD
Elizabeth Ramos – Alta Loma HS, Chaffey JUHSD
Katherine Rand – University Preparatory School, Victor Valley UHSD
Diana Stiller – Norco HS, Corona-Norco USD
Christopher Valin – La Puente HS, Hacienda La Puente USD
Sharon Wilson – Mt. View Alternative HS, San Jacinto USD
Mairi Wohlgemuth - Amador Valley HS, Pleasanton USD
Kara Wong – Lorbeer MS, Pomona USD
James Lee Wright – Traina School, Jefferson SD

Teachers with Specialization in Teaching About World Religions

The following teachers have had university preparation in world religions and/or have taught a world religions class in public schools in California.

Jim Antenore – Irvine HS, Irvine USD (retired)
Heather Coons – Ronald McNair HS, Lodi USD
Sherry McIntyre – Johansen HS, Modesto USD


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