Faculty & Staff

In order to fulfill the mission of its Integrated Curriculum, combining western academics with spiritual arts and sciences, grades K-8, Saraha Children’s School employs a combination of registered, State-certified teachers together with qualified assistants and selected volunteers.

SCS Staff, 2018-19 Academic Year…

Spiritual Leader, Tulku Sangye Tenzin Rinpoche: Tibetan Lama, Buddhist Instructor Qualifications: Doctorate-Level advanced degree in Buddhist Philosophy, Meditation and Ritual from Namdroling Monastery in India.

Administrative Director, Michael Maretich
Qualifications: Managing Director of Saraha Nyingma Buddhist Institute, 15 years experience founding, building and administering Buddhist educational organizations and programs, including the past four years at Saraha Children’s School.

Lead Teacher, Jasmine Castigliano: Teaches lower grades .

Teacher, Matt Kane (Shinkai): Teaches upper grades, and yoga.
Qualifications: BA East Asian Studies and MA in Religious Studies. 10 years yoga instruction including at the University of Oregon and four years at Saraha Children’s School.

Volunteer Instructor, Matthew Wells: Teaches Dharma, Tibetan Language, Meditation; plus rock climbing – all grades.Teaches Yoga – all grades.

Office Manager, Conner Melon:– Office aid, custodial aid, classroom aid.

The School is currently accepting applications for enrollment in the 2018-19 academic year.

Click HERE… for contact form and enrollment application.