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Tamara Desso

Biology, Chemistry

Ms. Desso has taught chemistry and biology for the academy since it started in 2015. She is a proud graduate of Valencia High School and attended UCLA for undergraduate work in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics. After graduating, she obtained her Master's in science education from CSUN. Ms. Desso loves to travel, be outdoors, and read sci-fi books.


Ray Sanchez

Honors Human Anatomy & Physiology


Gavin Klinger

Honors Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, AP Biology

Mr. Klinger is a freshmen and senior teacher at Valencia High School. He teaches Molecular Genetics and AP Biology. In his leisure time, he loves to run, go camping, exercise, bike. and hang out with his family. He is also the coach for his two sons’ soccer teams.


Daniella Duran


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