Amber Olmos is a product of the Norwalk-La Mirada School District and is proud to be able to work with her community. She obtained her BA in Anthropology/Sociology at Whittier College and her Masters degree in archaeology at Cal State Long Beach. She is currently a Law School student and is looking forward to getting into a teaching credential program. She started off volunteering as a mentor for foster kids since she was 13 and has been working with preschool aged kids to college age for 8 years. She loves what she does and plans on continuing her passion in helping all youth become inspired in life.
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Valerie Mireles has worked in the field of education for the past 8 years. She has experience with K- college level students. She completed the Teacher TRAC Program at Cerritos Community College and is now enrolled in an Early Childhood Education with a Dual Credential program at Pacific Oaks College. She aspires to change the world one child at a time.
Maria Elena Adame began working for the NLMUSD in 2008 under the McKinney Vento Program conducting small group instruction and one-on-one tutoring. In 2011 she became a part of ASES after school program. Maria attended Cerritos College where she obtained an Associates degree in Liberal Arts and Sociology. She is currently working on obtaining a bachelors degree in Sociology. Maria collaborates with nonprofit organizations to aid the homeless and single mothers who are victims of violence. She aspires to one day start her own foundation that will help support the homeless.
Christina Hernandez has been with this amazing program for almost 5 years. She is a product of the Norwalk-La Mirada school district. She graduated from Cal State Fullerton and received her BA in psychology. She hopes to return to school and enter in a Masters/Credential program. One of her favorite quotes inspired by her experiences in the classroom is "Tell me and I forget, Show me and I'll remember, Involve me and I'll understand." She enjoys embarking on new adventures and is excited for this school year!
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