About People

Abby Acabado

1st & 2nd Grade Teacher

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Cati Acevedo-Torres

7th & 8th Grade Inclusion Specialist

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Linda Banuelos

1st & 2nd Grade Teacher

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Amanda Barrera

Teacher Assistant

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Daryl Bilandzija

Master Gardener

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Taylor Bodenshot

Teacher Assistant

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Nicole Capps

Art Teacher

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Rita Chan

Teacher Assistant

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Laura Chavez

Instructional Assistant

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Kyla Coates

5th Grade Teacher

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Sylvia Corona

7th & 8th Grade Teacher

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Dave Cullen

6th Grade Teacher

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Julie Desmond

7th & 8th Grade Teacher

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Pearla Flores

Teacher Assistant

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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 ...

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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...

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Nathaniel Hanna

Insturctional Technology Coach

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Melissa Herrera

Lunch Coordinator

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Andrea Iglesias

Teacher Assistant

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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...

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Kamiko Johnson

PE Teacher

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Avery LaBaud

Teacher Assistant

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Cheryl Lee

6th Grade Teacher

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Kathryn Luevano

Teacher Assistant

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Denise Martinez

Kindergarten Teacher

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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...

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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...

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Salvador Martinez

Facilities Coordinator

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Denny Mejia

7th & 8th Grade Teacher

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Reyna Morales

Instructional Assistant

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Julie Navarro

7th & 8th Grade Teacher

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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 ...

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Maria Novak

3rd & 4th Grade Teacher

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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...

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Sarah Okun

Special Education Coordinator

Sarah grew up in New England and graduated from Williams College in 2000. She began teaching in special education in 2005 and earned my masters from George Mason University...

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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 ...

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Stephanie Perez

Teacher Assistant

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Latoya Presley

Administrative Assistant

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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.&...

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Dawn Rangel

3rd & 4th Grade Teacher

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Michelle Reyes

1st & 2nd Grade Teacher

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Gloria Rios

Teacher Assistant

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Sonia Robinson

Teacher Assistant

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Stephanie Ruano

3rd & 4th Grade Teacher

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Brenda Scott

Custodian

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Jill Stubbs

1st & 2nd Grade Teacher

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Hanna Thielin

Kindergarten Teacher

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Joaquin Valencia

Teacher Assistant

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Jennifer Wolfe

3rd & 4th Grade Teacher

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Benjamin Wright

Administrative Assistant

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Jessica Yarger

Reading Specialist

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James Zaffina

Teacher Assistant

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Julie Zeldin

5th Grade Teacher

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