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Mrs. Viola Gugino

Getting to know Mrs. Gugino

What colleges did you attend?

B.A. Liberal Studies, Cal State University Fullerton; M.A. Education, Azusa Pacific University

What is your experience as a teacher?

I previously taught 4 years as a Kindergarten teacher and 2 years as First Grade teacher in Duarte Unified School District. For the past 3 years I have served as a substitute in the Tustin Unified School District. I also served as a part time RTI and MTSS teacher in Tustin Unified.

What is your favorite subject in school?

English Language Arts

Who is your favorite scholar?

Steve Jobs

What are some of your hobbies?

I like to read, watch college football, shop, cook, and spend time with my family.

What is an interesting fact about you that most people don’t know?

In addition to being a teacher I am also a licensed contractor.

If you would like to contact Mrs. Gugino, you can email her at vgugino@tustin.k12.ca.us.

Mrs. Letty Ramirez

Getting to know Mrs. Ramirez - 2017 Teacher of the Year!

What college did you attend?

Cal State University Fullerton

What is your experience as a teacher?

I taught 3 years of 1st grade at El Sol Science Arts Academy before coming to Guin Foss, where I’ve taught 1st grade for 13 years.

What is your favorite subject in school?

Writing

Who is your favorite scholar?

Thomas Edison

What are some of your hobbies?

I like reading and traveling.

What is an interesting fact about you that most people don’t know?

I am the 12th child in my family.

If you would like to contact Mrs. Ramirez, you can email her at blramirez@tustin.k12.ca.us.

Mrs. Joyce Unwin K-1 Combo

Getting to know Mrs. Unwin

What colleges did you attend?

Biola University, BA Concordia University, MA

What is your experience as a teacher?

I’ve taught 1st grade and Kindergarten.

What is your favorite subject in school?

Reading

Who is your favorite scholar?

Dr. Ron Fritch because he was a fabulous professor of “How the brain works”.

What are some of your hobbies?

I like reading, traveling, dancing, and music.

What is an interesting fact about you that most people don’t know?

I have three roommates including my mom.

If you would like to contact Mrs. Unwin, you can email her at junwin@tustin.k12.ca.us.