It is a pleasure to welcome Caitlin Ciardella as the new Kindergarten Language Arts teacher at Lower Campus. Caitlin graduated from Pinewood in 2011 and then attended the University of Redlands where she attained a degree in Communicative Disorders. While at the University of Redlands, she was a member of the women’s basketball team all four years. Caitlin recently completed her Masters of Education in Special Education from Grand Canyon University.
Caitlin has had experience at the University of California, Berkeley in the Strength and Conditioning Department as well as at San Jose State University where she was the assistant athletic performance coach. From the fall of 2018 to the summer of 2019, Caitlin was at the Pinewood Middle Campus working as a classroom assistant and as a substitute physical education teacher. While at the Middle Campus, Caitlin assisted the science teacher in grades 3-6 and collaborated with the learning specialist to develop learning strategies for students.
Caitlin’s personal interests include hiking, attending sporting events and coaching fitness programs. Caitlin is very enthusiastic about joining the Lower Campus faculty.