UTK & Kindergarten

Universal Transitional Kindergarten

Christine Gunn  & Monika La Borie

 Mrs Gunn Apple.png

To be a teacher at Torrey Pines is to be a part of a family. A family of educators that want the very best for their students and with very hard work, collaboration and flexibility they give it their all each and every day. To be a teacher at Torrey Pines is to be proud. 


Oriana Yarid & Marijiane Echan

Apple.png   Apple.png





Sarahbeth Wintringer

Mrs W

To me it means that for 180 days out of the year, I get to do something I love and that makes me happy!   TPES is a very special school because it's a place of learning and community, 17 years ago when I stepped on this campus as a parent and most days since, I have always felt the energy and good vibes. Being a teacher at TPES allows me to make a positive difference in people’s lives and that means a lot to me.




Tara Bustani



I have been at Torrey Pines Elementary for eight years and I can honestly say that I love my job and what I do. I think a lot of that has to do with the exceptional teachers, administration and staff that I am surrounded by and the close-knit community that offers endless support. I miss being with my students in the classroom and watching them grow and transform throughout the year. Teaching is not an easy job, as I have heard from many parents during quarantine 😉, however to me when you are at a school like Torrey Pines Elementary it is no longer  a job. It is what I love to do. 

Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2023 SchoolMessenger Corporation. All rights reserved.