Staff

 

Agustin Urgiles is Executive Manager of School2Home. He has extensive experience delivering educational programs to students and parents in underserved communities, and has long worked in collaboration with non-profit and community based-partner organizations to advocate for improved educational outcomes for low-income, minority students in the Los Angeles Unified School District.  As a first-generation college graduate, with degrees from University of California, Berkeley and University of Southern California, he firmly believes that a quality education can improve the lives of low-income students.

Dino Nartea is the Program Assistant for California Emerging Technology Fund and for School2Home.  He makes sure things run smoothly and prevents distraction from the goals of closing the Digital Divide and the Achievement Gap. 

Ann Kruze is Program Manager of School2Home. She has served as an educator for more than three decades—as a classroom teacher, principal, and district level administrator.  Her primary classroom experience has been in middle school science, math, and technology.  Her goal has been to disrupt patterns of moribund education and create new paradigms for working with students, families, and teachers to build more equitable, humanistic, and effective schools.

Rosa Guerrero is Senior Program Manager of School2Home, serving the Los Angeles Region.  She has served as an educator for more than 10 years - as a classroom teacher, math specialist, and principal.  She believes in equity and works every day to provide transformative learning experiences for the students in Los Angeles, Inglewood, and Long Beach. 

Seth Hubbard is Executive Director of Tech Exchange and dedicates a portion of this time to support School2Home partner schools.  Seth is dedicated to building a community of digitally proficient Bay Area residents who can access online education, employment, health, financial, and civic services.

Elaine Carpenter is a consultant to School2Home and has been instrumental in development of the Logic Model, the evaluation process, and all modules for parent workshops and teacher professional learning.  She has always been dedicated to digital equity. 

Sunne Wright McPeak is the President and CEO of the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF), a statewide non-profit organization whose mission is to close the Digital Divide by accelerating the deployment and adoption of broadband. She assumed the position as the CETF first chief executive in December 2006 after serving for three years as Secretary of the California Business, Transportation and Housing Agency. Under McPeak’s leadership, CETF has positioned California as a national leader in closing the Digital Divide, initiating groundbreaking applications such as the California Telehealth Network, Digital Literacy, Smart Housing Policy, School2Home (to improve education), and Get Connected! (to drive adoption).

Renee Hill is Senior Program Advisor for School2Home, serving the Inland Empire.  Her passions are equity, education, technology, and service to which she brings to bear her 27 years of public school experience and seven years of cell site deployment. 

Raquel Cinat is Associate Vice President for California Emerging Technology Fund. She supports School2Home in every way she can. She has a deep admiration for people who have dedicated their lives to educating the nation's children. 

Nadine Hugg is Communications Associate for California Emerging Technology Fund. 

Team members not pictured are Gretell Castro, Matthew Llamas, Dylan Porter, Lissette Saenz, Pamela Stiles, and Silvia Torres.

 

 

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