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English Language Arts

Department Chairs: 

Brooke Nicolls and Tiffany Shepherd

About Us:

The Grant Union High School English Department prides itself on providing rigorous instruction in reading, writing, thinking, and speaking skills.  These courses are designed using the Common Core State Standards for English/Language Arts and College and Career Readiness and utilize common instructional practices to increase student learning.  Honors courses are offered to 9th and 10th graders, and 11th and 12th graders may apply for admission to the Advanced Placement courses which afford them the opportunity to earn college credit during high school in Language and Composition as well as Literature and Composition.


Belli-Herrera, Dawn Teacher
Diaz-Hernandez, Maria ex.21434 Teacher
Foster, Belinda (916) 566-1600 ex.55573 ELA 11 Teacher
Lopez, Frank Teacher
Marshall, Wesley Assistant Principal
Miller, Ann Teacher
Napoletano, Larisa (916) 286-1060 Teacher
Nicolls, Brooke Teacher
Perry, Nicholas Teacher
Providence, Ms. ELA 10 Teacher
Reid, Rebecca Teacher
Rice, Betty Teacher
Roberts, Diane (916) 566-3450 ex.65172 Teacher
Rocha, Scott ex.65116 Teacher
Shepherd, Tiffany (916) 566-3450 ex.21422 English Teacher, ELA Department Chair, EL Instructional Coach, Webmaster
Thompson, Stacie Teacher
Wheeler, Carol (916) 566-3450 ex.65118 Teacher
Young J., Jonathan Teacher