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Mrs. Jan Bierkan

As part of the fourth grade team, Iwelcome you and your child to a new school year.

Iam very honored and privileged to have taught third grade for nine years andnow fourth grade for a second year at Cesar Chavez Elementary.

Myformal education includes  a Bachelor ofArts degree in Business Management and Economics and a Master of Arts Degree inTeaching.

Ialso possess the following specialized professional credentials andcertificates:  California TeachingCredential, Instruction in Reading Certificate, Gate Teaching Certificate and Kindergardenthrough First Grade Gate Teaching Certificate.  

Ona personal note, I enjoy sail-boating, reading, going to the movies and baking.

 I believe that student success comes from opencommunication between the student, teacher and parents/guardians.  It is important that we work together andcommunicate with one another.  I have anopen door policy and I encourage students, and  parents/guardians  to contact if they have any questions orconcerns.



(619)362-3200 ext. 2651