Mrs. Sanford

  • Mrs. Sanford

    Welcome to Bella Vista Middle School (BVMS)!  I have been teaching for 26 years, here in Temecula for 18 years, and here at BVMS since 2005.  This is a wonderful school of dedicated educators who love working with students!  

    Email:  dsanford@tvusd.k12.ca.us 

    Phone:  951-294-6600 X 3605
    (The most secure way to reach me is via email)

    Degrees and Certifications

    • Bachelor of Arts Degree from Whittier College
    • Master of Arts Degree from San Diego State University
    • Clear Multiple Subject Credential (K-8)
    • Communicatively Handicapped Credential (Pre-K-12)
    • CLAD Certificate
    • Administrative Services Credential - Letter of Eligibility

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  • Subjects Taught

    6th Grade Langauge Arts
    6th Grade Social Studies
    Room 605

Student Successes

Free Time Activities

  • Volunteer Work: In my free time, while not teaching, I am a member of the Riverside County Sherrif's Department Search and Rescue team Riverside County Search Dogs and California Rescue Dog Association the statewide team. Ceri and Guinness (my husband's dog) are certified to look for missing people in the wilderness.

    Hobbies:
    When not working, training, or searching, I enjoy spending time with my husband, parents, family and friends, hiking, backpacking, road riding, kayaking, snowshoeing, and a variety of other activities.