• About Mrs. Briana Merino...

    Position: Honors Biology & Biology Teacher

    Team/Department: Science Department

    Room: J217

    Phone: (480) 424-8337

    Email: Mrs. Briana Merino

    Mrs. Briana Merino

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    Welcome to Casteel High School! My name Briana Merino and I am so excited to be your student's teacher. I began my teaching career in 2008, and I have been at Casteel High School since 2016. I am married and we have three sons. I look forward to teaching your child this year.

    My Education and Professional Background


    • Master of Education in Educational Leadership; received December 2017 from Northern Arizona University
    • Master of Education in Secondary Education; received December 2009 from Arizona State University
    • Bachelor of Science in Biology; received December 2007 from Arizona State University

    My Educational Philosophy

    I believe that each student that enters my classroom has the right to learn and feel safe. My ultimate goal is to encourage and develop critical thinking skills, and stimulate a natural curiosity that will guide students in their efforts of pursuing success.