Princeton Elementary School Staff

Mrs. Linda Hansen


Linda was born in Colusa, CA and graduated from Princeton Jr./Sr. High School. After graduation, she began working at Tri-Counties Bank in Willows as a teller. She worked there for five years, advancing to loan secretary. She then began her next job at Princeton Elementary School, where she has been employed ever since. She enjoys working with the students, staff, and parents at the school.

Linda is happily married to a wonderful man, Greg Hansen. She is very proud of their two great kids, Cody and Amanda. Cody owns his own business, Hansen Trucking and Farms. Amanda, who also graduated from Princeton Jr./Sr. High School, is currently attending Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park.

Mrs. Theresa Zoller


Theresa was born in Marysville, CA. She has been working for PJUSD for 36 years as a school secretary. Theresa has three children, Chad, Justin, and Brianna. All of her children are Princeton graduates. Theresa is also a Princeton graduate, class of 1982.

When Theresa is not at Princeton Elementary, she spends her time with her family, reading, and scrapbooking. She has two laboradors, Ty and Bailey. Theresa loves the small size of the elementary school and being able to get to know both the children and parents. If you have a question, Theresa has an answer!

Mrs. Kristin Gage

Transitional Kindergarten & Kindergarten Teacher

Kristin Gage was born and raised in Glenn, CA. She attended Princeton Elementary and graduated from Princeton Jr./Sr. High School. After graduation, she attended Butte College, where she received her AA in University Studies. She then continued her education at California State University, Chico, where she graduated with a BA in Liberal Studies. Kristin began her teaching career working for Glenn County Office of Education as a Teacher Director for the preschool program. During this time, Kristin continued her education receiving a Master's Degree in Education. She furthered her experience by teaching in the child development lab at Butte College. Before coming to Princeton Elementary as the TK-K combo teacher, Kristin worked at Mill Street Elementary in Orland, teaching TK-K for 4 years. She is thrilled to be back at her Alma Mater, teaching in the very same Kindergarten classroom she attended. 

Kristin and her husband Ryan live in Glenn with their two sons: Walker and William. Walker is in first grade and William is in kindergarten. In her spare time, Kristin enjoys kayaking, riding 4-wheelers with her boys, and living in the country. She is so excited to be teaching at Princeton and loves teaching at the same school that her children attend.

Ms. Patricia Bergmen

First & Second Grade Teacher

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Mrs. Melissa Boutelle

Third & Fourth Grade Teacher

Melissa Boutelle was raised in Chico, CA.  She graduated from California State University Chico with a BA in Liberal Studies. Melissa began her teaching career in Princeton teaching sixth grade.  After six years, she left to spend more time with her young family. Sixteen years later, she is excited to be back in Princeton teaching 3rd/4th grade.

Melissa and her husband, Shawn, live in Paradise.  They have 3 kids: Matthew, Abby & Molly.  Matthew is a junior at UC Davis, while Abby and Molly attend Paradise High. Melissa enjoys working on the landscaping of their new home, watching football and drinking Diet Coke.  She is thrilled to be a part of the Princeton family once again!

Ms. Natasha Stegall

Fifth & Sixth Grade Teacher

Natasha Stegall was born in Yuba City, CA and grew up in Colusa. She graduated from Colusa High School and has been a lifelong resident of Colusa County. Natasha graduated from California State University, Chico with a BA in Liberal Studies, where she also earned her teaching credential.

Natasha has one dog, a Shih Tzu named Diamond. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, traveling, hiking, and camping. She enjoys working in the tight-knit community of Princeton.

Mrs. Bai Vue

Resource Teacher

Bai Vue is Princeton Joint Unified School District’s resource teacher. She was born in Chico, CA and grew up in both Willows and Chico. Bai graduated from California State University Chico, with a BA in social work and is currently completing her teaching credential at Chico State.

Bai has two brothers and three sisters. She loves spending time with her family and friends, and enjoys sewing and photography in her free time. When asked about working in Princeton, Bai responded, “I love the community at PJUSD. I enjoy working with students of all ages.”

Mrs. Sandy Houtman

Paraprofessional, SOAR Lead

Sandy grew up in the Princeton area and graduated from Princeton Jr./Sr. High School. The highlight of her high school career was playing sports and being involved with music. Sandy enjoyed growing up in the country and living on a working ranch and feels blessed to still be living in this amazing community!

Sandy runs the Computer Lab at Princeton Elementary and is in the Lead position of our afterschool program, SOAR. Sandy has worked for PJUSD for many years and loves working with the superstar staff and our awesome students.

Mrs. Agripina Rodriguez

Bilingual Paraprofessional

Agripina was born in Florencia de Benito Juárez, Zacatecas, México. She came to the United States in 1980. She also attended Princeton Jr./Sr. High School and graduated in 1983. She has four children Leslie, Brenda, Martin, and Emmanuel. Leslie, Brenda, and Martin Graduated California State University, Chico. Emmanuel is currently attending CSU Chico.

Agripina enjoys spending time with her family, reading, cooking, and walking (especially at Bidwell Park in Chico, CA). She has a miniature French Poodle, her name is Morusa. Agripina enjoys working with the students and listening to their stories. She believes PJUSD is a great environment for students.

Mr. Joseph Hitt

Resource Paraprofessional

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Mrs. Tamara Hitt

Resource Paraprofessional

Tamara Hitt is a paraprofessional who works with the Resource Specialist Teacher at both Princeton Elementary School and Princeton Jr./Sr. High School. She has worked in the special education field for 15 years, the last six of which were at Princeton Joint Unified School District.

Tamara has been a resident of Princeton for 21 years. She loves the outdoors and nature.

Mrs. Nancy Munoz

School Support Personnel, SOAR Aide

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Mrs. Sandra Torres

School Support Personnel, SOAR Aide

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