Agnes Bautista
Agnes Bautista
English Department Chair
Classes: 9th and 10th Grade English
Location: Room 226
# of years teaching: 9
Office hours: Come see me to set up a time to meet for help.
Originally from: Mountain View, CA
Hobbies: I love traveling, eating good food, watching movies, and hanging with friends.
Addt'l info: I am also the PEP host teacher.

Todd Morgan
Location: Room 206
Classes: 10th grade English
Office Hours: Wednesday: 1:00 to 1:30,
Thursday: 11:10 to 11:45, Friday: 11:40 to 12:10.
# of years teaching: 10
Originally from: Livermore, CA
Hobbies: I spend every minute I can with my daughter.

Eric Chow
English/Arts Media & Entertainment Teacher
Location: Room 220
Classes: English/European Literature, Broadcast Media 3
Office Hours: Monday/Thursday 3-4:30pm
# of years teaching: 25
Originally from: San Francisco, CA
Hobbies: I love to eat and create new dishes, reading and discussing books and getting lost on new trails on one of my bikes.
Connect with me on Twitter and Instagram @chowsir,
LinkedIn Site: www.linkedin.com/in/chowsir
Addt'l info: Come check out our AME Broadcast Studio!

Marsha Friesen
English Teacher
Location: Room 224
Classes: AP Language and Composition, American Literature, Expository Reading and Writing
Office Hours: Monday and Tuesday from 3:00-4:00
# of years teaching: 19
Originally from: Traverse City, MI
Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with my family, especially my grandchildren. I read voraciously!

Vicki Traverso
9th Grade and ELD Teacher
Classes: 9th Grade English and
English Language Development Advanced
Location: Room 232
Office Hours: Before school or at lunch
# of years teaching: 12
Originally from: Walnut Creek, California
Hobbies: I love reading and dancing. Especially doing both with my daughter.
Addt'l info: I have a google classroom page for each class I teach. That is the best way to get the assignments and any resources needed to complete work.

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Lauren Stupek
9th Grade English Teacher and Co-EL Coordinator
Classes: 9th grade English and ELD
Location: 234 for 2nd, 5th, and 7th
and 226 for 3rd and 4th
Office Hours: Monday and Tuesday and
Friday at lunch and after school
# of years teaching: 8
Originally from: Redding, CA
Hobbies: I love reading, exercising, cooking healthy meals, Netflixing, and international travel! I spend a lot of time engaging in community activism, and this is my first year in Graduate School.
Addt'l info: I also tutor through Beacon after school! Come see me for help!

Liz Kaufman
Liz Kaufman
American Literature and European Literature Teacher
Classes: American Literature and European Literature
Location: Room 240
# of years teaching: 1
Office Hours: By appointment
Originally from: Salinas, CA
Hobbies: My interests and hobbies include playing soccer, going to the beach, petting other people's dogs.

Victor Zou
11th and 12th Grade English Teacher
Classes: American Literature and European Literature
Location: Room 228
# of years teaching: 3
Office Hours: By appointment
Originally from: San Francisco, CA
Hobbies: When Mr. Zou is not feverishly grading or planning for next week's lessons, he's probably trying to finish a book, drinking boba with friends, or volunteering at his church.
Addt'l info: One of my favorite parts of being a teacher is the chance I get to connect with my students. Come by my room if you ever feel like chatting!

Matt Rattan
English 9th and 10th Teacher
Classes: English 1, English 1.6 and English 2
Location: Room 236
Office Hours: By appointment
# of years teaching: 1
Originally from: San Francisco, CA
Hobbies: I spend my spare time with birds, screens and traveling.
Addt'l info: I'm looking forward to teaching at Burton.

Kate Steinheimer
10th Grade English and ELD Teacher
Classes: 10th Grade English and English Language Development
Location: Room 336
Office Hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays at lunch and after school until 3:30 most days
# of years teaching: 16
Originally from: Lodi, CA
Hobbies: I love to read books of all genres, try new restaurants, travel to far away places, and walk around our beautiful city. Most of all, I love to spend time with my husband, four children, and two dogs!
Addt'l info: If you are looking for a great book to read, come see me and we'll find one you love!

Elizabeth Keith
Location: The Library!
CSU-ERWC (CSU Expository Reading & Writing Course)
Office hours: By appointment after school
# of years at Burton: 4
# of years teaching: 22
Originally from: Houston, TX
Hobbies: I like to write.

Teresa Savin (on Sabbatical 2018-19)
English Teacher
Originally from: Mineola, NY