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920 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA, 94710
United States

(510) 644-8812

Rosa Parks is an Environmental Science Magnet school in the Berkeley Unified School District in Berkeley, California. Equipped with a science lab, educational garden, and dedicated, professional and talented faculty and staff, students at Rosa Parks benefit from a curriculum enriched with access to science and nature.



Vanessa Flynn, Principal

Photo and bio coming soon!

Best Way to Contact Me: 510-644-8812 or


Alicia Barajas, School Secretary

Alicia Barajas is the person to call if your student is sick.

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Other Staff:

Counseling Enriched Teacher           Jason Molina                         Rm 1 & 2

Full Inclusion                                     Shannon Amaral                       Rm 23

Resource Specialist                          Mekoce Walker                         Second Floor

Science Specialist                           Suzanne Ingley                          Science Lab

PE Specialist                                    Lisa Billings                               Upstairs office

Library Media Specialist                  Deborah Howe                          Library

Play to Be Coach                             Khairiah Alrobaidi (KK)               Office

Dance Specialist                              Betty Ledzepko                        Stage/roam

Literacy Specialist                            Matilde Merello                        Main office

ELD Specialist                                  Julie Rich                                  Red Room

RTI Specialist/Math club                  Joemy Ito-Gates                        A-1      

RTI Specialist/ Reading club           Brook Pessin-Whedbee            A-3                

Speech                                            Leslie Tilly                                 A-2

Clinical Supervisor                         Shoshana Rosenberg              FRC 2nd floor

Family Engagement Specialist       Tito Aquino                              FRC 2nd floor

School Psychologist                       Kari O´Connor                           Rm 23

School Psychologist                       Tanya Spadaro                           Rm 23

BEARS Teacher/ Math club             Joan Ludington                        Stage

Kids Village- Executive Director     Jessica Baird                           Office 101(MPR)

Kids Village– Operations Director  Claudia Marquez                     Office101 (MPR)

Kids Village–Assist. Director          Iris Ramirez                       Office101 (MPR)

Special Ed I.A                                 Claudia Waters                         Rm 23

Special Ed I.A                                 Esther Jones/Nancy Buendia   Rm 23

Special Ed I.A                                 Sonya Banks-Mouton               Rm 23

Special Ed I.A                                 Candice Lewis     Rm 23

Special Ed I.A                                 Michelle Boykin                       Rm 23

Lead day custodian                        Dinesh Kumar                           Custodial office

Evening custodian                          Michael Mellion                        Custodial office

Part Time custodian                        Derrick                                      n/a                 

Food Service                                  Maria Lopez                              Cafeteria

Food Service                                  Phyllis Gilliams                          Cafeteria




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