Meet our instructional staff below.
For a complete list of school staff, please find the School Staff Roster at the bottom of the page.
Education Specialist, Resource Specialist
2nd Grade Teacher
Ms. Chabot is a Felton native and currently resides in Santa Cruz. She recently graduated from the University of California Santa Cruz with a Master's in Education and multiple subject teaching credentials. Previously, Ms. Chabot spent nine years as a full-time ocean lifeguard for California State Parks. Her goal is for her students to explore and interact with the world around them, to problem solve and take risks and find multiple ways to solve problems. She desires to develop the whole child and for every student in her classroom to feel seen, heard, and valued during every moment of our time together.
1st Grade Teacher
Ms. Haas’ experience working in education includes over a decade of working with elementary school students as an environmental educator, parent volunteer and substitute teacher. Classroom teaching is her second career, having first worked in environmental science. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture (Natural Resources focus) and a Master’s of Education and Multiple Subject Teaching Credential Program at University of California-Santa Cruz.
Ms. Haas and her four children are mountain residents. As a teacher at Lakeside, her goal will be to provide students and families with the high academic standards, staff support and community engagement her own children have benefited from.
4th/5th Grade Teacher
Ms. Hsu has been teaching for six years and has taught in both the third and fourth grades. She also has experience as a student teacher and volunteer in the first and fifth grades. Ms. Hsu is a proud San Jose State Spartan, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Social Science for Multiple Subject Teaching as well as her Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction.
One of her highest values as an educator is in creating relationships with students. Relationships with students, families, and other staff members are all aimed to help students be succ
3rd/4th Grade Teacher
Teaching is Ms. Majid's second career, having first worked as a software engineer in New York. She started her teaching journey as an Oak Grove School District substitute teacher, and worked with grades pre-K to 8th grade. She completed a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from CalState TEACH and has spent the last 3 years as a full time teacher at Edenvale Elementary School. Ms. Majid believes that teachers have a profound impact on young minds, and that there is no process more important than that of educating our youth.
She has a Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Computer and Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York,
Ms. Oklin comes has 30+ years of service in education including being an Elementary School Teacher, Middle School Teacher, After School Coordinator, Academic Coordinator, Vice Principal, and Summer School Principal. The majority of her career has been spent in Elementary Education. Ms. Oklin believes that every student wants to succeed, both academically and personally, and she strives to help each one of them to reach those goals.
Ms. Oklin received her Bachelor’s Degree from San Jose State University. She also completed her Master’s in Teacher Leadership, and her Clear Administrator Credential at San Jose State.