Millville School is fortunate in that its teaching staff is an exceptionally gifted and extraordinarily talented group of professionals. All of Millville’s teachers utilize an array of identified Best Practices when delivering lessons and assuring students learn. This highly qualified staff includes three teachers who were selected as “Shasta County Teacher of the Year” and are a fundamental reason Millville School was granted the California Distinguished School Award twice.

Millville School’s teachers are committed to their students’ education and are unwavering in their dedication to provide an incomparable learning experience for each student. Most importantly, Millville teachers have a love for children, a love for teaching, and a love for learning.

Teacher Pages

Superintendent/Principal - Mindy DeSantis

ETK/TK - Christina Acosta

Kindergarten - Heidi Garcia

1st Grade - Katie Stuckey

2nd Grade - Lori Woodward

3rd Grade - Katie Porter

4th Grade - Pam Van Auken

5th Grade - Samantha Bautista

5th Grade - Annette Gaddy

6th Grade - Paul Burbank

7th Grade - Taylor Hyde

8th Grade - William Hutt

Teacher Pages

Preschool - Leslie Gitchel

Independent Study - Joy Goodman & Alicia Nichols

Special Education - Lisa Bayless

“Education is not filling a pail but the lighting of a fire.”

- William Butler Yeats

Children in the classroom

“One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.” - Carl Jung