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Faculty and Staff


Administration
Mrs. Lucia Prince

Mrs. Lucia Prince

lprince@csdo.org
Principal

Lucia Prince has administered to students and families in the Diocese of Oakland for over 20 years as a teacher and principal. She attended Catholic elementary and high schools in the Archdiocese of San Francisco. Lucia earned her Master of Arts in Education degree from Concordia University, Irvine, her teaching credential from CSU Fresno, and her Administrative Credential from the University of California, Irvine. She is married with two grown daughters and enjoys reading, cooking, and traveling. She feels blessed to serve the community as the principal of Queen of All Saints School.

Principal
Mrs. Megan French

Mrs. Megan French

Vice Principal and Middle School Social Studies

Megan French is Vice-Principal and teaches Middle School Social Studies. She received her BA, MA, Administrative Services Credential, Multiple Subject Teaching CredentialTeaching from St. Mary’s College. Megan believes that Iit is her responsibility to teach the whole student. She spends time with students preparing them for their next phase in life, which requires a strong academic as well as spiritual foundation. “Nothing brings me more happiness than seeing a student challenge themselves to learn a new subject or lend a helping hand around campus or within the Queen of All Saints community.

Vice Principal and Middle School Social Studies
Father Neal Clemens Pastor
Mr. Rodney Pierre-Antoine Executive Director, Lumen Christi Academies
Staff
Mrs. Janet O'Connor Finance / Bookkeeper
Mrs. Patricia Francisco
School Secretary
Mrs. Mary Zankich
Extended Care Program Leader, Instructional Assistant
Mr. Bill De Smet

Mr. Bill De Smet

Woodshop and Facilities Manager

Mr. Bill DeSmet is a lifelong Concord resident, born in Oakland Ca, and a proud member of Queen of All Saints School graduating class of 1968. Bill is married, has four children, and has been richly blessed with 14 grandchildren and counting. His retirement in 2012 provided him with the time and opportunity to employ his renaissance man pursuits as a volunteer at Queen of All Saints church which ultimately brought him back to the school campus.

He feels that it is a true joy to be here with a wonderful supportive staff, all the students, and several of his grandchildren. He looks forward to continuing to serve this community.

Facilities Manager
Faculty
Mrs. Kristina Spink

Mrs. Kristina Spink

Preschool

Mrs. Spink has been in the early childhood field for nearly a decade and received her Bachelors’ degree in Human Development with an emphasis in Early Childhood in 2014. She began teaching at the Queen of All Saints community in the Extended Care Program, and Mrs. Spink joined us in creating a well rounded collaborative curriculum. Her eldest son is now a 5th-grade student in the middle school wing, and she looks forward to growing further with the Queen of All Saints community.

Preschool
Mrs. Rebecca Lew

Mrs. Rebecca Lew

Preschool Director

Mrs. Lew first started her Queen of All Saints journey as a student when she attended school here from Kindergarten - 8th grade. She attended Carondelet High School (class of 2007) and Mills College in Oakland where she received a Bachelors’ Degree in Child Development in 2014 and a Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education in 2015. Mrs.Lew returned to Queen of all Saints in 2018 to start the new Preschool Program as Director. She now has a daughter who is beginning her education at Queen of All Saints.

Preschool
Mrs. Tracy Martin

Mrs. Tracy Martin

Preschool

Mrs. Martin has been a parishioner of Queen of All Saints for a decade, and her daughter now at college has been part of Faith Formation and Vacation Bible School for many years starting as a child, a crew leader and then the VBS music program last summer. Mrs.Martin had been pursuing Early Childhood Education at Diablo Valley College when the opportunity to join the Queen of All Saints Preschool program became available in January of 2019.

Preschool
Ms. Elise Cox

Ms. Elise Cox

Transitional Kindergarten


Transitional Kindergarten
Ms. Sophie Hill

Ms. Sophie Hill

Kindergarten

Ms. Sophie Hill attended Sonoma State for her teaching program and Cal State East Bay for her credential program. She joined Queen of All Saints in the 2019-2020 school year and is very excited to bring fresh ideas to the school. One of her visions as a teacher is to help every student feel proud of themselves and confident in who they are. She is passionate about mentoring at-risk foster youth in the area. She also loves to get her Fitbit steps in daily.

Kindergarten Classroom Site
Mrs. Stephanie Pacheco

Mrs. Stephanie Pacheco

1st Grade


1st Grade
Ms. Lucy Akaba

Ms. Lucy Akaba

2nd Grade

Ms. Lucy Akaba attended San Francisco State University for her undergraduate degree and received her Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from St. Mary's College. She grew up in the Bay Area and attended local Catholic schools growing up, including Carondelet High School. She believes in creating a positive classroom environment where all students feel welcome, appreciated and safe. She is so happy to be a part of the QAS family!



2nd Grade Classroom Site
Mrs. Mary McMillan

Mrs. Mary McMillan

3rd Grade

Mrs. McMillan began her first year of teaching three years ago. She graduated from St. Mary's College credential and Masters programs. Originally from Southern California, she grew up with sunshine and Catholic school education, and knew from a young age that she wanted to be a teacher. She is the oldest of three children, and her mom is also a Catholic school teacher. She absolutely loves children, and is excited to have found her home teaching third grade at Q.A.S. She wants all students to come to school each day and feel safe, cared for, and know their value as scholars.

3rd Grade Classroom Site
Mr. Carlos Santana

Mr. Carlos Santana

4th Grade

In his 4th year here at QAS, Mr. Santana loves being in Catholic Education. As a product of a Diocesan School, Mr. Santana has always wanted to teach in a Catholic School. As a part of his philosophy, Mr. Santana loves what Queen of All Saints provides for students: academic excellence, faith, equity, and community. Mr. Santana graduated from Saint Mary's College of CA in 2016, and obtained his Multiple Teaching Credential in 2017. Go Gaels! On his off time, Mr. Santana loves to travel, spend time with his friends, and play basketball!

4th Grade Classroom Site
Ms. Chelsea Ouimet

Ms. Chelsea Ouimet

5th Grade


5th Grade
Mr. Luis Ordaz

Mr. Luis Ordaz

6th Grade

Mr. Ordaz was born in the Bay Area but raised in Los Angeles. He's been a barista, an actor, a singer, a plumber, a carpenter, and a traveling salesman. For the past five years, he has been a middle school and high school English teacher in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and in the Diocese of Oakland. He is incredibly thankful for the opportunity and gift of being a catholic school teacher at Queen of All Saints School.

6th Grade Classroom Site
Mr. Roberto Perez

Mr. Roberto Perez

7th Grade Homeroom

Roberto Perez began his teaching career at Queen of All Saints in 2012. He teaches Middle School Science and STEM. Mr. Perez believes that all children are unique and have something special that they can bring to their own education. It is his desire to create a type of atmosphere where students can meet their full potential. He assists students to express themselves and accept themselves for who they are, as well as embrace the differences of others. Teaching is a process of learning from your students, colleagues, parents, and the community. “Teaching is a lifelong process and I am excited to be learning something new every day.”

7th Grade Classroom Site
Mrs. Megan French

Mrs. Megan French

8th Grade Homeroom, Religion & Jr High History

Megan French is Vice-Principal and teaches Jr. High Social Studies. She received her BA, MA, Administrative Services Credential, Multiple Subject Teaching CredentialTeaching from St. Mary’s College. Megan believes that Iit is her responsibility to teach the whole student. She spends time with students preparing them for their next phase in life, which requires a strong academic as well as spiritual foundation. “Nothing brings me more happiness than seeing a student challenge themselves to learn a new subject or lend a helping hand around campus or within the Queen of All Saints community.”

8th Grade Homeroom, Religion & Jr High History Classroom Site
Mrs. Theresa Davis

Mrs. Theresa Davis

Music Teacher

Mrs. Davis has been a Music teacher at Queen of All Saints School for over 25 years. Growing up in the Catholic education system, she understands and appreciates the value it brings to young students. She believes, along with faith formation, children learn best in a safe, caring, supportive and motivating learning environment. She appreciates that each child is unique, and encourages and celebrates their differences and work to create an environment where children feel that they belong and are free to create and express themselves in a supportive classroom, while developing an appreciation for the Arts.

Music Teacher Classroom Site
Ms. Lori Johnston

Ms. Lori Johnston

Art Teacher

Ms. Lori Johnston has been teaching art for over 25 years. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she attended college at San Diego State University where she majored in Art, studied graphic design at the California College of Arts and Crafts, and received her teaching credential from Chapman University. Lori is an extreme lover of all animals, especially horses and dogs. She has two beautiful children and four amazing grandchildren! “I love my job at Q.A.S. and plan to be here for a very long time!”

Art Teacher
Mr. John Schonder

Mr. John Schonder

Physical Education

Coach Schonder teaches Physical Education for students in Preschool through Eighth Grade. Coach has been working with children of all ages and abilities in a wide range of athletic disciplines since 1995. He takes a whole child approach to Physical Education focusing on five main components: Mind – Body – Spirit connection; Body movement, Breathing, and Mindfulness; Awareness of body mechanics, nutrition, and their connection to physical health; Communication and leadership skill development; and having fun! When not at school or coaching at the pool, Coach Schonder trains and competes in open water swims.

Physical Education
Mrs. Cassandra Wick Jr High Mathematics & K-8 Resource
Mr. Ron Minges Instructional Assistant
Mrs. Kensey Mires
Instructional Assistant
Mrs. Ginette Lornedahl
Instructional Assistant