The Cottonwood School Directory

The team at CSCS is made up of exemplary teachers and administrators with a deep understanding of

Place-Based Learning and passion for growing our amazing community!


Aviva McClure

Interim Executive Director / Principal


Laura Cartwright

Academic Director



Coming Soon

Kindergarten – 1st Grade

Kimberley Bonder

Kindergarten – 1st Grade


Carrie Brown

2nd – 3rd Grade


Emily Federici

2nd – 3rd Grade


Angelina Muñoz

4th – 5th Grade


Laine Gordon

4th – 5th Grade


Gail Baker

Middle School Homeroom, 6-8 Fieldwork Coordinator


Allison O’Day

Kindergarten – 1st Grade Teaching Assistant

Annika Hawkins

Kindergarten – 1st Grade Teaching Assistant


Cinzia Ballantyne

Middle School Math & K-8 Math Interventionist


Gabrielle Van Steenberg

Teaching Assistant

Mary Bishop

K-8 Art


Stevie Levin

Teaching Assistant


Yuri Baxter-Neal

K-5 Fieldwork Coordinator, Adventure Play Worker & Garden Teacher



Office & Support Staff

Jillian Vento-Feldman

Office & Administration Manager

Kristin Krem

School Counselor



Laura Bracke

Administrative Secretary


Sade Rivers

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging Coordinator


Portland Public Schools Staff

Liza Horton

Learning Center Teacher


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