Collaboratively, the CSArts Science Team will guide, challenge, and inspire students to become creative problem solvers, whose appreciation and understanding of the ever-changing nature of science cultivates engaged, responsible lifelong learners.
Mr. Goes holds a bachelor’s degree in Geology from UC Davis, and a Physical Science teaching credential and Master’s Degree from San Jose State University. Mr. Goes has taught a variety of science courses in the bay area for the past 21 years and is very excited about relocating to Southern California. Mr. Goes will be teaching Environmental Science, Chemistry, and AP Chemistry as part of a dynamic science team.
James Granger graduated from Harvard College with a Bachelors of the Arts and received his Masters in Education and credential from Claremont Graduate University. He is qualified to teach Biology, Physics and Computer Science and has an outside interest in dramaturgy. As the science geek in an artsy family, teaching science at CSArts feels like coming home.
Courtney Miller graduated from the California State University, Long Beach with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology. She then received her Masters in Teaching and credential from the University of Southern California. She is credentialed to teach Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science.
Mrs. Miller's first love is and always will be Biology. However she is excited to grow the CSArts AP Environmental Science program, as educating students on how they can help to protect our environment is of the utmost importance to her. Mrs. Miller has always had a personal appreciation for the Arts, due to her father working in the Film & Television industry. She is very excited to bring her two loves together, Science and the Arts, in order to be a part of the CSArts founding team. Fight on!
Kaitlyn Stiegler graduated from Biola University with a Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences. Several years later, when she dropped out of medical school after two months of successful study, she was making a courageous and exciting decision to pursue her heart’s true passion: teaching.
Mrs. Stiegler earned her Master's in Teaching and her teaching credential in Biology and Chemistry from the University of California, Irvine. She is passionate about sharing the complexity and beauty of biology with her students and teaching them to think like scientists. Alongside the wonderful team of faculty and staff at CSArts, Mrs. Stiegler is excited to provide a safe and challenging environment for each of her unique students, where each student is known and cared for, and where all students are inspired and equipped to become pursuers of knowledge.
Jingying Yu holds a bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology. She had done four-year research work on cell cycle regulation and cancer genesis in Pecking University in China, from which she obtained a master’s degree in cell biology. She earned her single subject credential from Brigham Young University-Idaho. She taught biology, integrated science, and Mandarin in China and Utah before joining CSArts-SGV in 2018. She was awarded a certificate of High Students Academic Proficiency Growth in Utah.