The Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and College (WASC) has granted Method Schools grades K-12 accreditation through June 30, 2024.
The Accrediting Commission for Schools, WASC, extends its services to over 4,500 public, independent, church-related, and proprietary pre-K–12 and adult schools, works with 16 associations in joint accreditation processes, and collaborates with other educational organizations.
Everyone. ACS WASC accreditation is a valuable service to the public, students and educational institutions themselves.
Jessica has a track record of building schools that are forward-thinking, high-performing, and often unconventional. She is particularly experienced in building online and blended learning charter schools and has a passion for improving K-12 education through new and innovative models and concepts. Jessica holds a BA in English, an MA in Educational Leadership, and holds Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from New Mexico State University.
When I was in my 20s and living in the south part of the City of Boston I ended up with a gun pointed at my face one night, and I learned a valuable lesson from the experience: Don’t waste time selling to people who don’t want your stuff.
I’ve worked in the business side education my entire career, and I’ve learned a few more lessons:
Head of Schools
Jade is a veteran teacher with several years of experience in both traditional and charter schools. She has experience working with students at all grade levels and finds the greatest satisfaction from helping struggling students succeed. She studied English Literature at UCSD before pursuing her teaching credential and has her Masters Degree in Teaching and Education.
Steve brings both teaching and administrative experience through his many years in charter and traditional schools. He is passionate about organizational development and student success. Steve studied Biology at San Diego State University, focusing on Marine Biology, and received his Master's Degree in Educational Leadership.
Nicole is a native of Murrieta. She graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from California Baptist University. She loves traveling around the world and had the opportunity to complete some of her learning in Salamanca, Spain. Psychology is one of her favorite subjects to learn. She loves playing softball and taking trips up the coast of California. She has years of experience working with special education students of all ages.
Science Teacher/Curriculum Development
Social Studies Teacher
Language Arts Teacher
Rachel attended California State Channel Islands and received a BA in English. She then moved around the country with her husband, a member of the US Navy, and picked up a masters degree in education from Old Dominion University in Virginia. Mrs. DeSena is certified to teach language arts in both VA and CA but she is happy to be back in her home state teaching at Method. She has three daughters and six chickens to keep her busy at home. If you ask her about her favorite food she might tell you pizza one day and crispy tacos another day, it depends on her mood.
Academic Improvement Manager
Sabrina has attained her B.S. degree in Child Development emphasis of Elementary School Teaching and a multiple subject teaching credential from National University.
Sabrina has years of experience working as a teacher as well as a lead academic advisor for Orange County schools. Her versatile experience in and outside the classroom has given her leverage on how to build student interventions, encourage academic growth, and promote challenge for high achievers. Sabrina enjoys collaborating with parents to build a community between home and school for the success of student learning.
Sabrina enjoys spending time with her husband, two energetic sons, and her lazy yet adorable dog. Her hobbies include traveling, hiking, water sports and having BBQs.
Dalton Hunkle was born in Huntington Beach, California. Upon high school graduation from Murrieta Valley High School, he received a Division I Football Scholarship to attend California State University, Sacramento. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. He is currently completing a Masters in Education. Dalton views teaching as a calling and has experience in working with students and athletes of all ages in education for over two years. He believes an education should empower a child and help him or her make a positive contribution to our world.
Home School Coordinator
Dr. Krejcir is the Founder and Director of a 501.3c, a non-profit that does education training in third world countries, a postgraduate level researcher, and general science nerd. He is also the author of several books and an educator. And most important, husband and father. He is also a graduate of Fuller in Pasadena, California and has a Doctor of Philosophy from London, England (Ph.D.). He loves helping young minds learn!
Instructional Aide/Enrollment Specialist
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Amy spent the last 21 years overseas. The first 5 years living in Keflavik, Iceland and the last 16 living and working in Southern Japan. She holds a BA in Marketing and Business Admin. Later returned to school to acquire an elementary education teaching credential after spending many years coaching youth soccer and substitute teaching. She worked for the last 7 years in the Department of Defense Education Activities school in Sasebo, Japan. She loves traveling and spending time with her family. Besides reading, she has a strong love of cooking and trying new cuisine. She believes in every child lies the ability to shine and succeed no matter their circumstance.
Lydia was born in Orange County, California. She graduated from Rancho Verde High School in Moreno Valley where she was the captain of her volleyball and softball teams. She has also worked with elementary and middle school students within the Moreno Valley and Val Verde District prior to joining the Method Team. She is currently in the process of earning her degree in Psychology and plants to become a teacher.