Meet our team

Dartmoor teachers are passionate about education and bring that passion with them into the classroom!

 
 

Bellevue Campus

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Cherie Campbell            English/History/ESL

Cherie Campbell went to Trinity Western University in Canada, where she received a linguistics degree and a concentration in teaching English as a second language (TESOL). She taught English in Saudi Arabia and Japan. Cherie enjoys working for a school specializing in one-on-one instruction and has witnessed many students who were frustrated with the traditional school system excel in Dartmoor’s unique learning environment.

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Gunnar Miller                  Math/Science/German

Mr. Miller learned Physics and Mathematics at the University of Idaho, obtaining a B.S. in both subjects in 2010. He briefly attended graduate school for Physics at the University of Cincinnati before moving to the Seattle. He first learned German by living in Germany as part of a high school foreign-exchange program, and has since honed these skills with occasional college coursework and large amounts of self-study. He's been teaching at Dartmoor since 2012.

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Jeritza Rodriguez      Spanish/Drawing/History    

Jeritza Rodriguez is from Puerto Rico. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Turabo University, Puerto Rico and has worked on her Master's Degree in Educational Leadership. Jeritza joined Dartmoor in 2015 as a Spanish teacher after teaching  English, social studies, and science at elementary and middle schools in Puerto Rico and Bellevue. She's fully bilingual. Jeritza believes that a great teacher is one who inspires students to achieve their goals, to never give up, and to believe in themselves.

 
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David Chen                        Math/English

David joined the Dartmoor team in 2017 as a former enrichment tutor. With a Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education and a Master's in Educational Policy from the University of Washington, David's interests revolve around making innovations in math curriculum and instruction. David's love of teaching stems from wanting to help individuals succeed inside and beyond the classroom.

 
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Erin Rausch Vanhouten  Math/Science

Erin Rausch VanHouten completed his B.S. in mathematics at the University of Alaska Southeast and is nearing completion of his Masters in mathematics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He joined the Dartmoor team in the summer of 2017. He also has extensive experience as a mathematics tutor and has worked as a para-educator. Erin enjoys having the opportunity to work 1-on-1 with students and being able to tailor the course to the student’s needs.

 
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Matt Adams                        Math/Science

Mr. Adams joined Dartmoor in 2016. He specializes in  chemistry, physics and math. He has a Bachelor’s in Chemistry from the University of Southampton (UK), a Master’s in Chemistry from the University of Washington, and is currently finishing a Master's in Physics at UW. Matthew believes in taking a multi-faceted approach to education, finding the learning strategies that work best with each individual student, and incorporating new lab experiments, including crystal growth and cloud chambers.

 
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Rachel Holston     English/History/ESL/Biology

Rachel Holston has a Bachelor’s in Youth Ministry from Northwest Nazarene University, as well as a TESL certification from Oxford Seminars. Rachel joined Dartmoor in 2017 while taking courses in biology and anatomy at Bellevue College. Rachel knows that every student is unique, and she believes that personalized instruction is vital for helping each student reach their potential. Rachel spends her free time volunteering with Guide Dogs for the Blind. 

 

Bothell Campus

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Andres Fuentes     Math/Science/Spanish/History

Mr. Fuentes has BA in Social Studies from University of California Santa Cruz. He obtained a Bilingual Cross-cultural Language in Academic Development (BCLAD) K-8th Teaching Credential from California State University in Sacramento.  After spending 17 years working as a Middle school teacher in Southern California, he moved to Washington and started working with Dartmoor in December 2015.  He currently teaches Math, Science, Social Studies ,and Spanish.

 
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Andrew CArpenter            Math/Science   

Andrew has a Bachelor's in Mathematics with a Minor in Physics from Pacific Lutheran University. Andrew joined Dartmoor in 2015 after working as an instructor for science and computer-based summer camps. Andrew teaches math and science at all levels. In his free time, he enjoys curling, baseball, and video games.

 
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Joshua Koczman          English/History   

Joshua has a Bachelor's in Philosophy and English from Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, MI. He has presented at regional and international philosophy conferences and  published poems and short stories. Joshua was an assistant teacher for four years with the Rutgers University Cooperative Extension in Monmouth County. He joined Dartmoor in 2017.

 
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Ray munger                    English/History

Ray holds a BA in Humanities and a Master’s of Theology. While he has worked in variety of social services and educational settings, teaching has remained his greatest interest. Dartmoor has provided him with the opportunity to teach a number of subjects to a rich variety of students. He enjoys the challenge of tapping into each student’s unique style and interests. He lives in Seattle with his wife, a dog, and cat.

 
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Atsuko Seckinger                    Japanese                     

Atsuko has a Bachelor’s degree in Music from Gonzaga University. Atsuko is a native Japanese Speaker. She taught English language to Japanese business people, college students, and adults at a language school in Japan. She has been teaching Japanese for several years and joined Dartmoor in 2014.  Atsuko enjoys sharing different cultural and language experiences with people, listening and playing music and running long distance.

 

Issaquah Campus

 
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Seth Borgo                        Math/Science

Seth earned a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Sacramento State University in 2007 and a Master's Degree in Economics from the University of Washington in 2009. He spent four years teaching economics at UW and three more years teaching the subject at UC Santa Barbara. Seth joined Dartmoor in 2015 and teaches math and science courses.

 
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Susan Driver                    English/Math

Susan is a writer who discovered her love of teaching while providing a creative writing workshop to students at an alternative high school. She has worked as a reading and math specialist for elementary students, an after-school activities instructor for elementary and middle school, and a private tutor for individuals from second grade through community college. She is also a certified SAT/ACT tutor. Susan will be completing her MFA in Creative Writing in November of 2018.

 
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Rachel Jensen        English/History/ESL/Math

Rachel Jensen came to Dartmoor after teaching overseas and in specialized education. She received a post-baccalaureate from Western Washington University in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages along with a bilingual German-English teaching degree. She earned two additional two Bachelor's degrees, one in Linguistics and one in German, with two minors in history and in theater. Mrs. Jensen has taught nearly every subject (from Latin to algebra, chemistry, history, and so on). 

 
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Wesley Keister                      English/History

Wes Keister has taught English and history at Dartmoor since 2015. Both subjects are fueled by his passion for studying how we interact and communicate with one another. He has a Master's degree in English and Rhetoric from Western Washington University. In his spare time, he enjoys comedy, podcasts, and continuing to learn about the world around him.

 

Seattle Campus

 
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D. L. Stevens                      Math/Science

Mr. Stevens has a Bachelor's in General Science from Grinnell College (earned in 2007), concentrating in Mathematics. He has also studied physics in his time at Grinnell, as well as meteorology at the University of Kansas. D.L. joined Dartmoor in 2015, bringing with him five years of one-to-one tutoring experience with high-school and college students. In his professional and free time, he researches alternative methods in an effort to reach learners of all types.

 
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June Hose                         English/History/ESL

June attended the University of Washington and earned a double BA in both English and Psychology. He also has his TEFL certification. He has taught in a number of contexts throughout the years, both here in the States and overseas. June believes that every student has their unique talents and insights--he enjoys trying to draw them out.

 
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Frank Merritt                      English/HIstory/ESL

Mr. Merritt has a Bachelor’s in Political Science from University of Washington, Seattle and a Master’s in International Studies from Concordia University, Irvine, as well a Teaching English as a Second Language Certificate. Frank recently joined Dartmoor in 2018 after teaching ESL overseas for 6 years. Frank believes that different students have different learning styles, and that Dartmoor enables the teacher to tailor their teaching styles to the individual students.

 
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Michaella Rosner                    English/Math/Science

Mx. Rosner graduated from the University of Washington, Bothell, with a Bachelor’s in Society, Ethics, and Human Behavior. Michaella joined Dartmoor in 2018 and enjoys teaching English as well as math and natural sciences. Their favorite part of teaching is helping students develop and articulate their own analysis.