Meet the Staff at VVES!

The wonderful staff at VVES use their expertise to help support all the students at our school.

Assistant Principal - Tunisia Adams

Hi, my name is Tunisia Haqq-Adams and I am the Assistant Principal at Visitacion Valley Elementary.  My role is to build a positive climate with high expectations for educating the whole child, social and emotionally as well as, academic success to develop 21st century learners ready to take over the world. I have been working at Visitacion Valley for 2 years, as an IRF last year and now as the Assistant Principal. I have been in education for 18 years. I enjoy traveling and my favorite place to go is Hawaii. 

School Secretary - Caryn dela Cruz

Instructional Reform Facilitator - Shirley Duong

Hi, my name is Ms. Shirley, and I am an Instructional Coach and Reading Teacher. Prior to joining VVES this year, I was an elementary school teacher for twelve years. I have had the privilege of teaching in all types of schools--small schools and big schools, urban and suburban schools, as well as private and public schools. Each school is unique. A fun fact about me is that I was in a Whitney Houston music video.

School Social Worker - Yajaira Cuapio

School Nurse - Darah Avenis

Speech Therapist - Rani Krishnaswamy

Elementary Advisor - Jorge Rodriguez

Family Liaison - Sherry Yueshan

Hi, my name is Ms. Sherry.  I am the Family Liaison. I have been working at SFUSD for two years. This is my first year working at Visitacion Valley. I love to make crafts and have my own little art projects. A fun fact about me is that I’m learning contracted Braille.

Cafeteria Supervisor - Ms. Jessie

Custodians - Mr. Paul, Mr. Lee

YMCA Link-Day Academic Support