Employee Spotlight

Janet Flitsch

Education Specialist

Janet Flitsch

What did you do prior to SMCS?

20 years as classroom teacher, private and public, grades K-6, bilingual instruction and high school Spanish

How long have you been with SMCS?

2 years

Where did you grow up?

Lake Arrowhead, CA

Where did you go to college?

Wheaton College, IL

Where do you live?

Lake Arrowhead

What areas do you serve for SMCS?

Mountains and High Desert

What do you think is/are the best thing(s) about SMCS?

Flexibility of parent choice to make the best educational decisions for their childeren.

Do (did) you homeschool your kids?


What is your favorite curriculum?

Moving Beyond the Page! And Ivy Kids boxes. :)

What is your favorite read aloud book?

Harriet, You'll Drive Me Wild by Mem Fox

What is your favorite field trip?

Trips to Boston and Washington DC!

What is your area of expertise?

MA in Reading Education, BCLAD Spanish

What is your dream summer vacation?

Trip with family to Cuba

What is your favorite subject to teach?

I love it all! Sparking the thirst for knowledge in a student -- seeing them understand a new topic for the first time!

What do you like to do in your free time?

Read. Run. Travel. Run. Spend time with my awesome kids. Run.

What is something interesting about yourself that many people might not know?

I've been to all 50 states.

Contact Us

4535 Missouri Flat Road, Suite 1A
Placerville, CA 95667

Counties Served

Los Angeles
San Bernardino




ACS WASC Accredited
WASC Accredited
Independent Study
Individualized Learning Plans
Parent Choice