Teacher – DNA Community School
Chris has been a teacher with the Fresno County Office of Education for 14 years. His teaching assignments have consisted of Fresno County Juvenile Hall, Teilman Education Center and DNA Community School where he has taught for the last 11 years. He holds both a Bachelor’s Degree and a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from California State University, Fresno. Currently he is working towards both a Special Education Credential and a Master’s Degree in Mathematics Instruction. In 2010 he was awarded “Court and Community Schools Teacher of the Year” by the Fresno County Office of Education.
Special Education Teacher – DNA Community School
Egons has been a teacher with the Central Unified School District for 34 years. He holds both a Bachelor’s Degree and a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from California State University, Fresno and a Special Education Credential from Fresno Pacific University. He has taught at the elementary, middle school and high school levels. His extracurricular duties have also included coaching sports teams and teaching in the GATE program.
Diane Marie Mazzoni, MS, LEP, NCSP
School Psychologist – DNA Community School
Diane is a Licensed Educational Psychologist and Nationally Certified School Psychologist for Central Unified School District. She has worked with foster youth for 20 years and her efforts and advocacy have been recognized by Comprehensive Youth Services of Fresno who awarded her “2012 Advocate of the Year”. She collaborates with Probation Departments, Department of Social Services, local judges, Mental Health organizations and local school district professionals to develop successful interventions for at-risk youth.