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Staff & Faculty

Father Nabor Rios
M.A. Divinity & B.A. Philosophy,
St. John’s Seminary

Mrs. Peggy Weber
M.A. & Administration Credential &
Certificate in Catholic School Leadership,
Loyola Marymount University (LMU)
B.A. Finance, New Mexico State University

Mr. Greg Governale
8th Grade
B.S. Information Technology & MSCP,
University of Phoenix

Mrs. MonaLisa Gonzales
7th Grade
B.A. Child Development &
MSCP with EL Authorization,
California State University, Los Angeles

Mrs. Lily Rivera
6th Grade Homeroom
& Jr. High Math Teacher
B.A., Azusa Pacific University

Ms. Jennifer Kissas
5th Grade
B.A. Liberal Studies & MSCP,
Cal State University, Long Beach

Mrs. Heather Gilbert
4th Grade
B.A. Art, Cal State University, Northridge
MSCP, Cal State University, Dominguez Hills

Mrs. Ruth Villeneda
3rd Grade

Ms. Diana Pina
2nd Grade
M.Ed., Loyola Marymount University
B.A. Liberal Studies,
California State University, Dominguez Hills

Ms. Geraldin Ponce
1st Grade
M.Ed., Loyola Marymount University
B.A. Sociology, UCLA

Mrs. Yaneth Polanco
M.A. Education & MSCP,
Mount St. Mary’s University
B.A. Psychology,
University of California, Los Angeles

Mrs. Claudia Chavez
Transitional Kindergarten
Early Childhood Education Permit

Bert Triggs
Physical Education

Julio Hernandez
Music Education

Daisy Reyes
Daycare / Religion

Mrs. Gonzalez

Mrs. Cota
School Secretary

Contact Us

St. Gertrude the Great School

6824 Toler Avenue
Bell Gardens, California 90201
Phone: (562) 927-1216
Fax: (562) 927-5607

Office Hours

Mon – Thur: 7:30 am–3:30 pm
Friday: 7:30 am–2:30 pm

School Hours

Mon – Thur: 7:45 am–2:50 pm
Friday: 7:45 am–1:05 pm