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Mrs. Kendal Dudley


Getting to Know Mrs. Dudley

What colleges did you attend?

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and University of Arizona, National University, M. Ed Instructional Leadership; emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction

What is your experience as a teacher?

I have taught elementary school for 16 years (2 years in Temecula Valley Unified School District and 14 in TUSD).

What is your favorite subject in school?

This is a tough question! If I had to choose just one, I would say reading.

Who is your favorite scholar?

Benjamin Franklin - Early life was not easy for Benjamin Franklin. Through hard work and persistence, he became a very influential, respected and successful individual.

What are some of your hobbies?

I enjoy playing tennis, reading, sewing/crafting, traveling, going to the beach and spending time with my family and friends.

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

While in college, I had the opportunity to study abroad. I participated in a program called Semester at Sea. I spent the semester on a ship, and we studied in 11 different countries: Bahamas, Morocco, Turkey, Russia, Egypt, India, Croatia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Hong Kong (territory of China) and Japan.

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

Mrs. Elizabeth Lindburg

Getting to know Mrs. Lindburg

What colleges did you attend?

I received my BA in Psychology at UC Santa Barbara. I then got my Teaching Credential and Masters in Teaching Elementary and Secondary Education at UC Irvine.

What is your experience as a teacher?

I've taught 12 years in Tustin Unified and 1 year in East Africa.

What is your favorite subject in school?

I really enjoy teaching/learning all subjects, but I would say Math is my favorite.

What are some of your hobbies?

Yoga, traveling, and playing with my baby girl.

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

I've had the opportunity of living on 3 different continents: North America, Europe, and Africa. I lived in Spain and Uganda teaching English and Reading.

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

Mrs. Kirsten Watson


Getting to know Mrs. Watson - 2011 Teacher of the Year

What colleges did you attend?

Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, Chapman University and Concordia.

What is your experience as a teacher?

I’ve taught for 21 years in Huntington Beach, Santa Maria and Tustin.

What are your favorite subjects in school?

Math and Science

What are some of your hobbies?

I like reading, cooking and spending time with family and friends.

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

My family owns a cattle ranch in Santa Maria, where we raise beef cattle and grow wine grapes.

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