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Shining Star Staff

Leadership Team
Contact Chrystal Battey-Brown  Chrystal Battey-Brown (323) 756-9206 Principal
Contact Meredyth Dawson  Meredyth Dawson APEIS
Contact Iliana Palencia  Iliana Palencia (323) 347-1316 Assistant Principal
Support Staff
Contact Smeeta Behera  Smeeta Behera Language & Speech Therapist
Contact Leticia Bentancourt  Leticia Bentancourt Parent Representative
Contact Sergio Garcia  Sergio Garcia (562) 250-4001 Coordinator
Contact Meta Mam  Meta Mam School Psychologist
Contact Manuel Martinez  Manuel Martinez PSA
Contact Robin Perez  Robin Perez Foster Care/Homeless Counselor
Contact Nathan Trinh  Nathan Trinh Instructional Coach
Extended Transitional Kinder
Contact Melissa Ruiz  Melissa Ruiz Teacher
First Grade
Contact Fatima Castaneda  Fatima Castaneda (562) 354-3281 Teacher
Contact Santiago Santana  Santiago Santana (805) 876-4154 Teacher
Second Grade
Contact Maria Rivera  Maria Rivera (562) 774-3416 Teacher
Contact Sundreya Smith  Sundreya Smith Teacher
Third Grade
Contact Megan Alva  Megan Alva Teacher
Contact Ila Press  Ila Press (949) 484-6545 Teacher
Contact Kaunda Waters  Kaunda Waters (323) 405-7328 Teacher
Fourth Grade
Contact Rob Amores  Rob Amores Teacher
Contact Wanda Guembes  Wanda Guembes Teacher
Contact Imelda Murakami  Imelda Murakami Teacher
Fifth Grade
Contact Alther Aguilar  Alther Aguilar (949) 607-8532 Teacher
Contact Ms. Webster  Ms. Webster (424) 287-7345 Teacher
Special Education/Resource
Contact Colin Link  Colin Link Teacher
Contact Jenni Solis-Hong  Jenni Solis-Hong Teacher
Contact Lisa Zeff  Lisa Zeff Resource Specialist
Office Staff
Contact Schavonne Maxwell  Schavonne Maxwell SAA
Contact Maricela Wilson  Maricela Wilson Office Technician
Paraprofessionals
Contact Adrienne Brown  Adrienne Brown (424) 242-9325 Special Education Assistant
Contact Tawnni Penn  Tawnni Penn Paraprofessional
Contact Britnee Smithers  Britnee Smithers Paraprofessional
Contact Hilda Tinoco  Hilda Tinoco Special Education Assistant
Contact Briana Usher  Briana Usher Special Education Assistant
Supervision Staff
Contact Adrian Saldano  Adrian Saldano Campus Aide
Contact Jackie Soltero  Jackie Soltero Supervision Aide
Contact Georgina Tun-Guerra  Georgina Tun-Guerra Campus Aide
Building & Grounds
Contact Chris Gipson  Chris Gipson Plant Manager
Cafeteria Staff
LAs Best
Youth Services