Our Staff

Victoria Aceves

Ms. Victoria Aceves is from Hayward, California; living there her whole life, she attended Catholic school from kindergarten to 12th grade. Ms. Aceves went to California State: East Bay and graduated with a degree in Liberal Studies and a minor in Human Development. From there, she was accepted into the ExCEL Teaching Program at Santa Clara University, acquiring her Masters in Education. Previously, she worked in the Diocese of Oakland, at her former elementary school, St. Joachim. From volunteering and working at St. Joachim, she has discovered her love and passion for teaching our youth. She is incredibly thankful for all the opportunities that St. Joseph has provided her so far and cannot wait to see what the future has in store!

 

2nd/3rd Multi-Age Classroom Curriculum 

English Language Arts

  • California Common Core
  • Journeys Reading program for phonics, spelling, and grammar
  • Writing program is a blend of Journeys and Step Up To Writing
  • New anchor text every trimester
  • Independent reading aided by Lexia

 

Math

  • California Common Core
  • State standards based assessments
  • Station-rotation and hands on learning
  • Self-paced learning through ST Math and Mathletics

 

Religion

  • Finding God program for daily religious institution
  • Weekly Gospel previews
  • Regular participation in mass and prayer services
  • Faith-based community building

 

Science

  • Next Generation Science Standards
  • Hands-on science instruction with Mystery Science
  • Supplemental readings and fun activities

 

Social Studies

  • California state content standards for social studies
  • Curriculum includes geography, local history, Native American culture, rules and laws, and economics
  • Field trips

 

Specials

  • Art
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Social Emotional Learning

 

Email: victoria.aceves@dsj.org

Email: pmadrid@sjmv.org