Science Faculty

Mr. Hassen –

8th grade Science teacher Mr. Ramsey Hassen loves the challenge of creating educational lessons that are still captivating and exciting to the learner.  He obtained his Bachelors of Science in Education and Petroleum Studies and has teaching experience in schools nationally and worldwide. Mr. Hassen loves watching his students grow into scholars and takes great value in each child’s exceptionally unique character.  “My students are my passion and my passion is what gives me the drive to teach; to encourage my students to better themselves and grant them the ambition to positively impact our world.” – Mr. Hassen

Mr. Umbarger –

“I am extremely excited and pleased to be teaching Environmental Science at Encore Riverside.  I was born, raised, schooled, and still reside in Corona with my wife and daughter. I received my degrees and credential from California Baptist University.  While there I did extensive biological research in La Jolla, Anza Borrego, Monterey Bay, and Jamaica. I am beginning my 25th year in education and first year at Encore.  I have coached/advised a plethora of athletics and activities at the high school level.”