Eric Richards
Special Day Class Instructor (SDC)


Mr. Richards celebrates his 21st year of teaching students with special needs this school year. Mr. Richards holds a BA and MA in US History from UC Riverside and completed his special education teaching credential program at San Francisco State University. He is a proud father and husband. He enjoys camping and outdoor activities and is known to take super-long hikes at the drop of a hat!

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Colleen Vaughn
Physical Education


My name is Colleen Vaughn and I teach Physical Education. This is my first year at AAB but my 33rd year teaching. I was in Dixon for 30 years and the last two years at Hiram Johnson. I grew up in Sacramento and received my BS in Physical Education and Teaching Credential from Sac State. I was a college softball player and still coach softball and volleyball. I am passionate about yoga, mindfulness and gratitude.