BALDWIN PARK – Baldwin Park Unified said goodbye to 43 employees at the end of the 2021-22 school year, including teachers, speech and language pathologists, instructional aides, administrators, custodians, school community liaisons, and staff in library, nutrition and transportation services.

Walnut Elementary instructional classroom aide and library aide Nora Gonzales is one of the retirees, concluding her 44 years of dedicated service to BPUSD and the community.

“On behalf of the Board of Education, we want to wish every individual a happy retirement,” Superintendent Dr. Froilan N. Mendoza said. “It is bittersweet to say goodbye, but I am so thankful we had the privilege to serve alongside so many talented and passionate professionals.”

• Lydia Cano – Deputy Superintendent of Business Services
• Patricia Cubillo de Romero – Elwin Elementary School Principal
• Dr. Randy E. Gray – Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources
• Joyce A. Hedlund – Children’s Center ECE Supervisor
• Carl Miedema – School Police Department, District Sergeant
• Jeanne M. Rogers – BPACE Accounting Supervisor
• Frederick C. Swift – Baldwin Park High School Assistant Principal
• Mollie Doyle Wyart – ECE Program Manager

• Carol Ann Biery – Elwin Elementary School Teacher
• Susan M. Coulter – BPACE Teacher on Special Assignment
• James N. Coyer – Baldwin Park High School Teacher
• Martha Weitkamp Garcia – Pleasant View Elementary School Teacher
• Jaime Hernandez – Tracy Elementary School Teacher
• Sharon E. Kammert – Geddes Elementary School Teacher
• Kelly M. Keyes – Margaret Heath Elementary School Teacher
• Melissa A. Leopold – Central Elementary School Teacher
• Tanya L. Mc Gowan – Elwin Elementary School Teacher
• Margarita Milnes – Baldwin Park High School Teacher
• Francisco A. Montes – Tracy Elementary School Teacher
• Carolina Montoya – Sierra Vista High School Teacher
• Suzanne Morales – Children’s Center ECE Teacher
• Cristina M. Plano – Children’s Center ECE Teacher
• Ken D. Ratliff – Baldwin Park High School Teacher
• Graciela Senteno – ECE Lead Teacher
• Elena M. Viviano-Brown – Special Education, Speech/Language Pathologist
• Christine M. Whitmire – Olive Middle School Teacher

• Thelma Y. Barales Caravantes – BP STEM Academy Library Technician
• Ana R. Barragan – Children’s Center Bilingual Instructional Aide
• Ronald W. Cartwright, Jr. – Transportation Dispatcher/ Clerk
• Maria Del Refugio Casanova – Vineland Elementary School Food Services Assistant
• Kathleen Castellanos – Geddes Elementary School Community Liaison
• Concepción Cortez – Baldwin Park High School Food Services Cook/ Baker
• Nora D. Gonzales – Walnut Elementary School Library and Classroom Instructional Aide
• Teresita Jimenez – Bursch Elementary School Bilingual Instructional Aide
• Mary Frances Lilienthal – Special Education, Speech/Language Pathologist
• Rita Ramos – Olive Middle School Food Services Manager/ Cook
• Sheryl E. Ruiz – Baldwin Park High School Secretary
• Karen J. Schofield White – BP STEM Academy Classroom and Special Education Instructional Assistant
• Theresa Soria – Geddes Elementary School and Children’s Center Instructional Aide
• Jose G. Torres – Olive Middle School Custodian
• Rose V. Vialpando – BPACE Data Entry Operator
• Gloria J. Zamarripa – BP STEM Academy Clerk Typist
• Dolores J. Zamora – Transportation Driver