About People

Cati Acevedo-Torres

7th & 8th Grade Inclusion Specialist

Amanda Barrera

Teacher Assistant

Nicole Capps

Art Teacher

Rita Chan

Teacher Assistant

Laura Chavez

Instructional Assistant

Katrina Franklin

Business Manager

Katrina Franklin has garnered 10 years of accounting experience working as a Tour Accountant, Non-Profit Auditor, & Tax Preparer & Research Analyst. Prior to working at ...

Carlos Garcia Saldaña

Assistant Director

2016 marks Carlos’ seventh year at Odyssey Charter School, and eleventh year as an educator. As Assistant Director he oversees the areas of assessment, accountab...

Nathaniel Hanna

Insturctional Technology Coach

Melissa Herrera

Lunch Coordinator

Andrea Iglesias

3rd & 4th Grade Teacher

Maya James

Speech & Language Assistant

Maya has worked at Odyssey since 2000. Her career with children began as a TA in the 2-3 grade classroom, then found her niche with special needs students. To complement her CBE...

Kamiko Johnson

PE Teacher

Mayra Martinez

Administrative Assistant

Mayra Martinez has been a member of the Odyssey Administrative team since 2009.  She enjoys working with the Odyssey Charter School community of parents and students. &nbsp...

Rachelle Martinez

Director of Operations

2016 is Rachelle's twelfth at Odyssey Charter School. Prior to joining Odyssey, Rachelle worked at Cal Poly Pomona as the Coordinator of Reside...

Salvador Martinez

Facilities Coordinator

Reyna Morales

Instructional Assistant

Boonrasi Norman

Parent & Community Coordinator

Boonrasi Norman has been a staff member at Odyssey since 2010.  She received her B.A. in English Literature from University of California, Los Angles.  She also has a ...

Lauren O'Neill

Executive Director

Lauren is a progressive public school educator who has made a career in the Pasadena area for the past 21 years. She joined a group of passionate educators as a founding teacher...

Tori Paddock

5th & 6th Grade Inclusion Specialist

Tori Paddock was drawn to Odyssey Charter School because of its belief that children learn best by ''doing''. After completing her Bachelor of Science degree at ...

Stephanie Perez

Teacher Assistant

Latoya Presley

Administrative Assistant

Chasityflame Price

K - 4th Grade Inclusion Specialist

Chasityflame joined the staff of Odyssey in 2015.  She completed her Liberal Studies BA and Education Specialist Credential at California State University Northridge.&...

Gloria Rios

Teacher Assistant

Sonia Robinson

Teacher Assistant

Gamon Sanchez

Gardening Teacher, Teacher Assistant, Reading Intervention

Brenda Scott


Joaquin Valencia

Teacher Assistant

Benjamin Wright

Administrative Assistant

Jessica Yarger

Reading Specialist

James Zaffina

Teacher Assistant