Saddleback Valley Unified School District

Saddleback Mountains overlooking RSM Lake

Elementary Education Curriculum & Instruction

Elementary Education in Saddleback Valley Unified School District serves students from Transitional Kindergarten through Sixth Grade. Elementary Education is committed to supporting the District mission with the focus on

  • intentional lesson design
  • engaging strategies
  • developing innovative practices

This is accomplished through the implementation of research-based instructional strategies and highly effective professional development that promotes responsive, equitable, and innovative learning environments to ensure success for all students.

Educational Services works closely with school communities and stakeholders to build a shared vision that benefits all SVUSD students as they move on to become successful, lifelong learners.

Contact Information

Yvonne Estling

Director, Elementary Education

Soo Goda

Coordinator, Expanded Learning Opportunities Program

Sophia Maghy

Secretary, Director

Alison Couch

Coordinator, TK-6 Humanities/Literacy

Marie Ferguson


Lindsey Gatfield

Principal & Coordinator, TK-6 STEM