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2022-2023 New Middle School Faculty

We are pleased to welcome our new Middle School faculty to the Bush community. Click below to learn more about this amazing group of educators. 

Katherine Francisco
will be joining the Middle School as a History and French Teacher, as well as the E-lectives Coordinator.  Most recently, Katherine was a K-5 French Teacher and Middle School Ceramics Elective Teacher at Bentley School in Oakland, California. Prior to this, Katherine worked at St. Joseph Elementary School in Almeda, for nine years, where she held the roles of lead teacher, vice principal, and principal. Katherine earned her B.A. in French Studies and M.A. in Teaching from the University of San Francisco. 

Jen Minear will be joining the Middle School as a Mathematics Teacher. Most recently, Jen worked as a Middle School resident teacher at Hamlin Robinson School in Seattle. Jen has also worked as a long-term substitute teacher at Lakeside School, and taught math, biology and chemistry at the Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences. Jen was a molecular biologist - researcher at the Puget Sound Blood Center and Oregon Health Sciences University. Jen earned her B.S. in Biology from Indiana University and a Master’s in Teaching - Secondary Education from the University of Washington.  

Lindsey Mutschler joins the Middle School in the new role of Dean of Academics. Most recently, Lindsey worked as a Dean of Academics at Northwest Yeshiva High School. Prior to that, Lindsey worked at the Lake Washington Girls Middle School for fourteen years as the Dean of Faculty: Teaching and Learning, Director of Curriculum and Assessment, Department Chair, humanities teacher, and art teacher. Lindsey earned her B.A. in P-12 Art Education from Western Washington University and her M.A. in Education, Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Washington.

Jessica Osorio will be joining the Middle School in the new role of Dean of Students. Jessica worked at San Francisco University High School since 2016, with her most recent role being Ninth Grade Mentor Coach (Class Dean) where she coached and trained a team of nine faculty and staff mentors, while managing grade-wide student support and collaborating with others to co-create curriculum. In addition, Jessica also taught English, Human Development, and was an advisor. Jessica earned her B.A. in English from Pomona College, and is in the process of earning a Master’s in English from Bread Loaf School of English, in Middlebury, Vermont.  
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