Our Staff  and Board Team

Open Door is always looking for more teachers.  Come join our staff of passionate teachers.  We would love to have you!

Program Director

Barbara Ulrich


Volunteer Coordinator

(Open Door is looking to hire a Volunteer Coordinator)


Open Door Advisory Board 

The program advisory board and program staff work together to ensure that the program delivers learning that is up to date and relevant to current business, industry, labor, and professional employment practices.

Reinhold Betsch
Yessy Cortes
Alma Duarte
Bernice Dyer
Barbara Ulrich
Mark Visosky
Sarah Visosky

(If you are interested in serving on Advisory Board, contact Barbara Ulrich)

High School Equivalency Program Staff

High School Equivalency classes will prepare students for general knowledge of mathematics, sciences, social studies, and language arts.

HSE Coordinator 
Melissa Martinez

Jodi Benson
Yessy Cortes
George Koh
Jose Matos
Jackeline Oquendo
Matheus Pagliacci
Debora Simms
Anastasia Ware
Barbara Ulrich

ESL Program Staff

English classes will build students' confidence and language skills in order to prepare them for general college and to further their home and workplace English language success.

Liz Alvarez
Jodi Benson
Kevin Mattes
Ruth Skaggs
Jennifer Wojniak
Sasha Mathews
Barbara Ulrich
Dot Pacina

Open Door Program Staff

Additional staff help with the behinds the scenes administration of Open Door programming. 

Database Manager
Rachel Crutchfield

Website Chair & Program Admin
Trisha Magnus

SVVSD Liaison

Testing Center Staff

Testing center staff help facilitate HiSET testing. 


Cindy Mies
Ana Nieto

Maria Carpenter
Denise Olsen

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Have questions about Open Door?  Contact us and we will be happy to answer your question.

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