Meet Karen Peterson, Tiffanie Kasner, Julie Mori, Shshawna Rader, & Judy Caraang!

Karen Peterson
“I have not failed.  I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” - Thomas Edison

Previous School:
Rancho Bernardo High School

Previous Assignment(s):
High School Registrar

What is something you’ve always wanted to try? 
Travel to Europe

Do you eat the stems of broccoli?
Of course…

Tell us about your superpowers.
Organization

Favorite Board Game
Backgammon

What excites you the most about Design39Campus?
The people – big ones and little ones!   The chance to be part of something that will make the world so much better for our kids!

What is one word that your friends would use to describe you?
Dependable

What is most rewarding about your job; what makes it all worthwhile?
Helping this team!

What is you totem animal?
Dog

Dream vacation spot
Europe

Favorite font
Tahoma





Mrs. Tiffanie Kasner
"If you always do what you've always done, you always get what you've always got."

Previous School:
Monterey Ridge Elementary School

Previous Assignment(s):
Kindergarten

What is something you’ve always wanted to try?  
Skydiving/ Scuba diving  (There's just something about jumping into the "unknown" that intrigues me!)

Do you eat the stems of broccoli?
Always!! And...eat with them with my fingers!

Tell us about your superpowers.
Interior Decorator/Stylist 

What excites you the most about Design39Campus?
The idea of educating/inspiring children with really knowing what drives "their" interests and who "they" are!

Who let the dogs out?
Definitely...The cats!!

What is most rewarding about your job; what makes it all worthwhile?
Seeing my students achieve a sense of confidence to attempt anything.

If you had a Magic School Bus, where would you take your students?
Mariana Trench

What line or shape do you identify with? Circle, square, triange, squiggle, ellipse
~ Squiggle all the way!!





Mrs. Julie Mori
"Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid" ~A. Einstein


"Imagination is MORE important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited; IMAGINATION encircles the world" ~A. Einstein

Previous School:
Mesa Verde Middle School


Previous Assignment(s):
8th Grade Science

What is something you’ve always wanted to try?
Sky Diving

Do you eat the stems of broccoli?
YES! Yummy little trees!

Tell us about your superpowers.
Imagination; Playfulness; Willing to Try; Computer Nerd, Being Mom

Favorite Board Game(s)
Monopoly, Rock'em Sock'em Robots; Jenga

Storms - Cool or Scary?
Very Cool...especially with Thunder and Lightening

What excites you the most about Design39Campus?
Flexible instructional setting, Technology; embedding creativity, collaborating and thinking.

What is one word that your friends would use to describe you?
Enthusiastic

What is most rewarding about your job; what makes it all worthwhile?
The lasting relationships with students, their families and the community

Favorite font
Century Gothic




Mrs. Shshawna Rader

"Map out your future, but do it in pencil." - Jon Bon Jovi

Previous School:
Oak Valley Middle School


Previous Assignment(s):
Resource Specialist

What is something you’ve always wanted to try?Play the guitar

Tell us about your superpowers."Illumination and humorphology" as quoted by a student and a friend

What excites you the most about Design39Campus?An opportunity to learn with students

Who let the dogs out?My three-year-old who unlocks everything

What makes you laugh?People laughing

What is one word that your friends would use to describe you?Energetic

What is most rewarding about your job; what makes it all worthwhile?When a child says to me... "See Mrs. Rader, you can do this too!"

Dream vacation spotRocky Mountains...on a warm summer day by a riverbank

What line or shape do you identify with?Ummmm... squiggle




Mrs. Judy Caraang

"You have brains in your head.  You have feet in your shoes.  You can steer yourself any direction you choose." Dr. Seuss

Previous School:
Park Village Elementary School


Previous Assignment(s):
1st Grade


What is something you’ve always wanted to try?
Run a race (maybe a 5K)

Do you eat the stems of broccoli?
yes

Tell us about your superpowers.
Hula dancer, baker, enjoying photography, learning to play the ukulele

Favorite Board Game(s) 
Battleship, checkers

What excites you the most about Design39Campus?
Teaching and learning with "like" minds, leading the change in education, 1:1

Who let the dogs out?
Whoo whoo whoo whoo

What makes you laugh?
Listening to my husband and sons reenact parts of movies, commercials and favorite shows

What is one word that your friends would use to describe you?
Generous

What is most rewarding about your job; what makes it all worthwhile?
I can make a difference

What is you totem animal?
Right now, probably the snake as I'm in the middle of transitions; most of the time, the deer

Dream vacation spot
An over the water bungalow in Tahiti

If you had a Magic School Bus, where would you take your students?
Outer space to explore the planets and stars

Favorite font
Comic Sans