Staff Page

Name: Pat Baer
Phone: (209) 768-9924
Bio: (pbaer) | Gold Rush Charter School I graduated from University of California Irvine with a Bachelors degree in Biological Science and I minored in Chemistry and Mathematics. I earned my Teaching... more
Name: Martin Blake
Title: Independent Study Teacher
Phone: (209) 532-0299
Bio: I graduated Rutgers University with a B.A. in English and as a member of the English Honors Society. I received a M.A. in Cinema from the University of S. California. l received my “clear" English... more
Name: Cheryl Calderaro
Title: Independent Study Teacher
Phone: (209) 533-8272
Bio: This is my7th year teaching at Gold Rush.  I grew up in Sonora, but after getting married, I lived in various parts of California: San Diego, Corona, Lake Elsinore, Susanville, and Yuba City.  I even... more
Name: Lorraine DeMattei
Title: Independent Study Teacher
Phone: (209) 532-0026
Bio: I was born and raised in Tuolumne County, attended Pinecrest Elementary, and graduated from Summerville High School. After high school, i attended CSU Stanislaus, received my BA in Liberal Studies... more
Name: Ronald Hamilton
Title: Principal/Director
Phone: (209) 532-9781 x324
Bio: I am the fifth generation born in Tuolumne County. I attended Jamestown School, and  Sonora High School I have my AA Degree in Liberal Studies form  Columbia College, and my Bachelors Degree in... more
Name: Heather Laumer
Title: Independent Study Teacher
Phone: (209) 532-0046
Bio: (hlaumer) | Gold Rush Charter School   My Account / Log out     Country School Education Option Greeley Hill High School/Administration Independent Study Resources Vendors Teacher... more
Name: Shay Saunders
Title: Associate Director
Phone: (209) 532-9781 x322
Bio: I relocated here to the mountains 7 years ago in pursuit of a more relaxed place to live and raise our son.  I feel extremely blessed for the opportunity to lead at such a wonderful school.  My... more
Name: Jennifer Warren
Title: Administrative Liaison
Phone: (209) 533-8644 x218
Bio: I am passionate about education and feel blessed to work in an environment where everyone works diligently to better our school and our students' education. My husband, children and I are so happy to... more
Name: Kristen Ramirez
Title: Registrar
Phone: (209) 532-9781 x325
Bio: Growing up in Tuolumne County has been a huge blessing for me, being able to live in such a beautiful area and being surrounded by such a supportive community.  In my free time I enjoy baking,... more
Name: Dawn Rowland
Title: Resource Coordinator
Phone: (209) 532-9781 x316
Bio: I am relatively new to the area and relocated here from San Jose.  I’m very excited to be a member of the Gold Rush team.  I bring a variety of teaching and administrative experience with me, ranging... more
Name: John Hicks
Name: Robin Ellington
Title: Teacher
Phone: (209) 588-8432
Name: Corynne Zavoda
Title: Independent Study Teacher
Name: Victoria Nugier
Title: Credit Recovery Teacher