Stiern Support Staff

 Mrs. Jan Smith, Clerk                                                 


-“My duties: I work with the categorical budgets which includes time accounting, purchasing equipment and supplemental supplies. travel & conference for personnel professional development, consultants for professional development as well as assembles, preparing documentation for School Site Council including Agenda and Minutes. assist the Academic Program Leader with categorical budgets matter, publish monthly Newsletter, and distribute and inventory textbooks and teacher resource materials” -Mrs. Smith



Mrs. Brandi Hamilton, Academic Coach

“I am honored to support our teachers in helping our students graduate as critical thinkers to be successful in high school, college and/or career.” – Mrs. Hamilton



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Mr. Rossiter, Academic Coach

“My role as an academic coach combines three of my professional passions: researching the art of teaching, modeling lessons that benefit teachers, and building a culture of learning with middle schoolers.  I support teachers in designing lessons that engage, enrich, and address the intellectual needs of our Stiern Sharks, while connecting relevant academic research with classroom practice.  21st century learners may not recognize the careers they wish to pursue but they do know what problems in the world they want to address, and with our guidance they won’t have to wait to solve them.” -Mr. Rossiter



Mrs. Marisol Ante,  School & Community Activities Assistant


—- “I am here to help our students with anything related to attendance & Community Activities. I want to make sure that all of our students are getting to school on time so they can have a successful year. I also help our schools parents with any resources they may need.” – Mrs. Ante



Mrs. Linda Leon, Behavioral Intervention Specialist 

Mr. Orlando Cespedes, Behavioral Intervention Specialist

—- “We are here to help all of our students have a successful year. We help our students with anything and everything! It does not have to be about school. If one of our students is having difficulties at home, with friends, with an adult, we are here to help. We also keep everything private so our students can trust us.” – Mrs. Leon and Mr. Cespedes




Mrs. Christy Eliades, Speech Therapist             


-“I have the privilege of working with students who have speech and language disorders. It is my job to be a communication facilitator.” -Mrs. Eliades


Mrs. Mila Wight, School Psychologist            


—-  “I am here to help students identify their strengths and weaknesses. Everyone has strengths that can be used to offset the weaknesses. I work alongside the teacher and parents to help our students.” – Mrs. Wight


Mrs. Mindy Taylor RN, School Nurse         

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—- “I am here to help and support our students with any health concerns. I work alongside our teachers and parents to make sure our students health needs are being met and to find them the proper resource if they are not. “  – Mrs. Taylor



Campus and Playground Supervisors

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—- “We are here to make sure our campus is always safe. We are always present before school, during passing periods, during lunch, and after school. You can always count on one of us being near to assist you with any need.” – Shark Safety Team


Mrs. Carrie Fanucchi, Library Media Assistant

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—- “I am here to encourage all our students to read. I make sure the library stays organized so all students can come in and check out books. I also assist with replacing student ID cards.” – Mrs. Fanucchi



 Mrs. Shayann Casalman, School Nutrition Manager


–  “We have a team of 8 awesome lunch ladies. We make sure students are getting the right amount of nutrition at breakfast and lunch. We make sure the students bellies are full throughout the day, so they can say focused and ready to learn” –

Cafeteria Staff

Shayann Casalman- Nutrition Manager
Betty Castenada- Nutrition Assistant IV
Stephany Sandoval- Nutrition Assistant
Leticia Zapata- Nutrition Assistant   
Erika Contraras- Nutrition Assistant
Alejandra Nevel- Nutrition Assistant
Ana Marquez- Nutrition Assistant   
Carlota Gomez- Nutrition Assistant


Mr. Bernard Alvarez  , Site Custodian


Mr. David Alvarez, Site Custodian


—-  “We are here to make sure our students have a clean and safe environment. This is a very big campus and we stay busy all day long ensuring students & staff enjoy attending and working at Stiern” Mr. Bernard (Scotty) and Mr. David

Nondiscrimination Policy

Bakersfield City School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identifications, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or the District’s Human Resource Administrator, at 661-631-4663, or at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, California 93305. A copy of BCSD’s Uniform Complaint Procedures and Non-Discrimination policies are available by clicking here and/or upon request.