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Rick Betz holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Creative Writing/Literature from UC Santa Cruz and a Masters Degree in Education. He joined the Novato Charter School in 2003.
Mr. Kinney holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California Santa Barbara and a teaching credential from Dominican University of California. Both as an educator and a parent, Mr. Kinney has been involved in education reform through his work with innovative charter schools.
Mr. Kinney specializes in teaching science and he is credentialed in both Physics and Biology/Life Sciences. He has been teaching at NCS since 2007,
Karina Haedo is a Waldorf School graduate. She attended Oberlin College and completed her BA in Liberal Studies, Magna Cum Laude, at Purchase College. She completed her Waldorf Elementary Teacher Training, as well as a Waldorf Remedial Education Masters Degree at Sunbridge College. She holds a California Multiple Subjects Credential through the Dominican University of California. Karina has been teaching for over 20 years.