6th Grade

Carlos Navarro

Sixth Grade Teacher

Mr Navarro was born in Hollywood,CA moved to the bay area in 1993 when he was in 7th grade. He went to UC Santa Cruz for his bachelor's degree and to the Universidad de Autonoma Guadalajara to study Education. Fun facts: Mr Navarro loves to coach and play basketball, does landscaping/construction is a Aztec Dancer, does yoga and hikes in the forest. When he is not teaching Mr Navarro loves spending time with his family and working in his garden.

7th Grade

Jason Graham

Seventh Grade Teacher

Dr. Graham earned his PhD while studying Entomology, Wildlife Conservation and Agricultural Education at the University of Florida. He went on to conduct conservation research in Hawaii working with endangered native bees. He has taught students ranging from K-12 and college level classes at the University of Florida, University of Hawaii, Hawaii Pacific University and Gavilan College. Dr. Graham is excited to help each student reach their full potential by developing the skills and acquiring the knowledge that will help them achieve their dreams and goals.

7th Grade

Bonnie Niemann

Seventh Grade Teacher

Ms. Bonnie grew up in Jacksonville, FL and attended the University of Florida, studying biology and medicine. She earned her B.S. and M.S. in Education from Barry University in Miami. She is currently in a doctoral program at Northeastern University.


Ms. Bonnie loves her family, animals, travel, music, nature, adventure, and chocolate!!

8th Grade

Karina Oseguera

Karina is our 8th Grade teacher and has been at Connect since 2017! She earned a B.A. in Sociology at UOP and her Masters in Education at GCU.