Our Faculty

Our School Leaders

Sanny Figueroa

Head of School

“Education is about leading people into the light, giving them the opportunitity to change their lives for the better.”

Sanny Figueroa has over 30 years of experience in the field of education, with experience teaching elementary through high school students. Currently, Sanny is the Head of School at Stratford School’s Pleasanton campus.

As an educator, Sanny gives everything to help students change their lives for the better. He believes that Stratford is a very special place where this happens every day.

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Amina Saiyed

Director of Early Childhood Education

“As teachers, we should not just be providing answers to questions.”

Amina Saiyed has 13 years of experience in the field of education, and currently serves as the Director of Early Education at Stratford School’s Pleasanton campus.

As a teacher, Amina strives to encourage young minds to challenge boundaries and ask questions. She firmly believes that teaching should be about how to find answers to their questions. In this way, educators can help stretch the boundaries of children’s imaginations to ensure that they are ready for the challenges of the 21st century.

Amina’s passion has always been working with young children, and at Stratford, she gets the opportunity to do just that!

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Olabisi Adesuyi-Fasuyi

Director of Lower School

“I believe that the most significant learning occurs when children have fun.”

Olabisi Adesuyi-Fasuyi has nearly 20 years of experience in the field of education; she serves as the Director of Lower School at Stratford’s Pleasanton campus.

Olabisi believes that children learn best when their learning environment is fun and engaging.

At Stratford, Olabisi enjoys being part of a community that teaches children to be creative problem solvers.

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Our Faculty

Jacqueline Aliaga

Science Teacher

Edna Ammons

4th Grade Teacher

Farheen Bandukwala

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Debbie Bayani

2nd Grade Teacher

Sumeet Bhatia

Preschool Teacher

Sailee Bondre

1st Grade Teacher

Dulce Britt

3rd Grade Teacher

Linh Cavanas

1st Grade Teacher

Rosa Cerutti

Spanish Teacher

Poulomi Chakraborty

Kindergarten Teacher

Sarah Elizabeth Deiwert

5th Grade Teacher

Prajakta Deore

Preschool Teacher

Heather Dugan

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Guada Fermil

Preschool Teacher

Maria Fermil

Preschool Teacher

Mark Formalejo Jr.

PE Teacher

Angelica Gonzalez

Spanish Teacher

Susan Hahn

Music Teacher

Namwar Hasnat

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Noushin Jiwani

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Viiayalaxmi Kadapatti

Preschool Teacher

Priti Khullar

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Vidya Krishnakumar

Computer Science Teacher

Nivedita Ladha

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Jessica Lee

3rd Grade Teacher

Julie Lien

1st Grade Teacher

Chun-Cheng Lin

Music Teacher

Vanitha Mahesh

3rd Grade Teacher

Sandhya Morbad

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Farahnaz Mostaghim

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Swathi Narendra

Transitional Kindergarten Teacher

Sirisha Panchagnula

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Renuka Patil

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Vasanthi Perumal

4th Grade Teacher

Rajarajeswa Pingali

7th Grade Teacher

Kamilah Powell

Kindergarten Teacher

Radha Raman

Preschool Teacher

Jennifer Schatzinger

Kindergarten Teacher

Sheila Scott

Preschool Teacher
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Carmen Sebandal

Kindergarten Teacher

Sneh Sharma

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Aditi Sheth

Transitional Kindergarten Teacher

Aashima Sodhi

5th Grade Teacher

Ruchika Sood

1st Grade Teacher

Srividya Srikanth

Kindergarten Teacher

Pallavi Srivastava

2nd Grade Teacher
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Sandhya Swaminathan

Kindergarten Teacher

Lien Tran

4th Grade Teacher

Lauren Tyndall

2nd Grade Teacher

Madhuri Vadrevu

Kindergarten Teacher

Grisell Velazquez

Music Teacher

Katrina Veridiano

Kindergarten Teacher

Jennifer William

Extended Day Teacher