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Kelly Cooper

Principal: Kelly Cooper

Phone: X3500



Kelly Cooper is in her second year as Principal at Northgate High School after serving two years as a Vice Principal here at Northgate, 17 years as a teacher, program coordinator, and the Director of Sports Medicine at Ygnacio Valley High School. She grew up in the area, having gone to Sequoia Elementary and Middle Schools, and graduating from YVHS. She has taught in the Performing Arts, Biological Sciences, Leadership, Career Transitions, Physical Education and Career Technical Education departments, and has overseen and coordinated several programs including Musical Theatre, Sports Medicine, Positive Behavior Intervention and Support, Link Crew, Renaissance Leadership, and School Climate before moving into this administrative role. She graduated from Cal State Long Beach with a degree in Kinesiology and Athletic Training and earned her Master's Degree in Educational Administration from Concordia University.



Kara Ravina

Vice - Principal (A - L): Kara Ravina

Phone: X3502


Kara Ravina is in her second year serving as Vice Principal at Northgate High School after spending 19 years as a Performing Arts educator in Walnut Creek, Albany, and Ohio. Ms. Ravina brings deep knowledge of working with parents, developing student leaders, and bringing equity-based practices into the classroom. Prior to moving into administration, Ms. Ravina served on district and site-based equity teams, as department chair, and was active in leading professional development. At Northgate, Ms. Ravina oversees the CARE Team, Testing, Attendance, English Language Learners, along with the English, Mathematics, World Languages/ELD, and Visual and Performing Arts departments. Ms. Ravina received a B.A. in Music Performance, a M.S in Educational Leadership, and an Administrative Services Credential from CSU, East Bay. 



Tyler Rosecrans



Vice - Principal (M - Z): Tyler Rosecrans

Phone: X3503


Tyler Rosecrans is in his first year at Northgate as Vice Principal, after spending the 2020-21 school year at Pine Holow Middle School. Prior to Pine Hollow, Tyler worked at SRVUSD as a Special Education teacher, serving elementary students with extensive needs. He earned his Bachelor's in Liberal Studies from Cal State East Bay, then earned his Master's degree in Educational Leadership. Tyler previously coached for Walnut Creek Surf Soccer Club. In his spare time he hangs out with his wife and three kids and is an avid sports fan. He is excited to be a part of the Bronco community.  

Tyler supports students with the last names M-Z, while overseeing safety, security, facilities, and athletics, and provides support to Social Science, Physical Education, Science and CTE/ROP.



Athletic Director: Ben Ballard

Phone: X3520



Asst. Athletic Director: Brandon Enriquez

Phone: X3504