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Administration and Faculty

Board of Education

Soo Yoo

Soo Yoo

President Of the Board

Brad Beach

Brad Beach

Vice President of the Board

Trustee Area 4

Micheal Eugenio

Dr. Michael Eugenio,

Clerk of the Board

Trustee Area 1

Christopher Apodaca

Dr. Christopher Apodaca

Member of the Board

Trustee Area 7

ERNIE NISHI

Ernie Nishii

Member of the Board

Trustee Area 3

Dr. Olga Rios

Dr. Olga Rios

Member of the Board

Trustee Area 6

Sophie Tse

Sophia Tse

Member of the Board

Trustee Area 5

ABC Adult School

Administrative Staff

Mrs. Nancy Amara – Principal
Mrs. Melissa Baumunk- Assistant Principal
Mrs. Kathy Evans- Assistant Principal
Mr. Sergio Gumucio- Assistant Principal

ABC Adult School

Management Staff

Jose Vasquez – Secondary School Dean

ABC Adult School

Teachers on Leadership Team

Academics – Janet Aasness
Career & Technical Education –  Georgia Grissom 
English as a Second Language – Christine Oliveira
Health & Safety, Home Economics and Older Adults - Diane Jhun
Parent Education – Nancy Hom
Parent Leadership Academy & Conference - Diane Jhun
El Civics- Rita Tong

ABC Adult School

Career Technical Education Center Faculty

Full Time

Barbosa, Rosalba

Multiple Subjects with BCLAD Authorization Teaching Credential, California Department of Education (BA, Communications, BA, Spanish – Language & Literature) (Bachelor & Masters – Cal State Dominguez, Credential – San Diego State)

Grissom, Georgia

Designated Subjects Vocational Education Teaching Credential, California Department of Education

Mares, Lorena

Designated Subjects Vocational Education Teaching Credential, California Department of Education

Muto, Kevin

Career Technical Education Teaching Credential, California Department of Education

Nguyen, Esther

Designated Subjects Vocational Education Teaching Credential, California Department of Education (BA, Accounting, MBA)
(Bachelors – Cal State Fullerton, Masters – Webster University)

Ortega, Marta

Designated Subjects Vocational Education Teaching Credential, California Department of Education (AA, Arts) (BA – Los Angeles Trade-Tech College LATTC)

Takhar, Bob

Designated Subjects Vocational Education Teaching Credential, California Department of Education (BS, Computer Science – University of Westminster)

Part Time

Bernal-McMihelk, Crystal

Career Technical Education Teaching Credential, Department of Education (AA Cosmetology, BS Marketing) (AA – Cerritos College, BS – CSU Fullerton)

Demaisip, Steve

Professional Expert (BS – West Negros College)

Echols, Elaine

Designated Subjects Vocational Education Teaching Credential, California Department of Education (AA, Political Science)
(AA – Compton College)

El-Soudani, Nabawia

Designated Subjects Vocational Education Teaching Credential, California Department of Education (BA, Studio Art/Digital Art, MFA, Film & Video) (BA – UC Irvine, MS – California Institute of the Arts)

Im, Tai

Single Subject Teaching Credential - Authorization: Computer Concepts Applications, Foreign Language: Korean, Introductory Mathematics, Department of Education (BS Computer Science, MA) (BS – CSULA, MA – CSULB)

Le, Kimberly

Professional Expert, Approved California Training Provider, California Tax Education Council (MBA) (Texas A&M University Commerce)

Lubrino, Teresita

Designated Subjects Vocational Education Teaching Credential, California Department of Education (BS, Pharmacy) (University of SantoTomas – Philippines)

Normoyle, Mike

Designated Subjects Vocational Education Teaching Credential, California Department of Education

Poirier, Brady

Designated Subjects Career Technical Education Teaching Credential, California Department of Education

Richey, Shelley

Designated Subjects Vocational Education Teaching Credential, California Department of Education

Rojas, Wendy

LVN, Preliminary Designated Subjects Career Technical Education Teaching Credential, California Department of Education (North Orange County ROP)

ABC Adult School

ESL Department Instructors and Staff

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ABC Adult School

Parent Education Department Instructors

Parent Education Department
Parent Education Department
Parent Education Department

Jill Cohen-Doron – participated as a parent in the program with her 2 children over a span of 8 years. She enjoyed it so much she went back and earned her Parent Education Teaching credential from Cal State Long Beach, where she had also earned her Liberal Arts Degree. She feels strongly that the Parent Education program provides a positive experience for both parent and child.

Nancy Cham – received an M.A. in Library Science from SUNY in Albany. She has 33 years experience as a Parent Education Instructor at ABC Adult School. Languages spoken: English, Mandarin, Tagalog.

Nancy Hom – has been involved in the Parent Education Program at ABC Adult School since 1986. She attended the program for nine years as a parent. Believing strongly that parents, as well as children, gain so much from the program, she has been a Parent Education teacher since 1994. She teaches classes for parents with siblings and also for parents with pre-kindergarten children. She received her Bachelor’s degree from UCLA and her Teaching Credential from CSU Northridge.

Parent Education Department
Parent Education Department
Parent Education Department