Staff Directory

TLC Public Charter School provides a high quality education to all students, but student success starts with our certified teachers and exceptional staff. Learn about our teachers and staff below!

 
Name
Position
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Andres	Garcia
Andres Garcia
Custodian
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Andres Garcia

Marissa Fierro
Marissa Fierro
Teacher/Kindergarten
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Marissa Fierro

Tyson Rath
Tyson Rath
Teacher/ 3rd & 4th
Geena Pak
Geena Pak
Teacher/2nd & 3rd
Kaitlin Asay
Kaitlin Asay
Paraprofessionals
Barbara Guiterrez
Barbara Guiterrez
Paraprofessionals
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Barbara Guiterrez

Luisa Alejandre
Luisa Alejandre
Paraprofessionals
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Luisa Alejandre

Stephanie 	Magdeleno
Stephanie Magdeleno
Paraprofessionals
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Stephanie Magdeleno

Yesica De Rosas
Yesica De Rosas
Paraprofessionals
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Yesica De Rosas

Dalia Sanchez
Dalia Sanchez
Paraprofessionals
Jocelyn Gonzalez
Jocelyn Gonzalez
Paraprofessionals
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Jocelyn Gonzalez

Kristeena Shelby
Kristeena Shelby
Paraprofessionals
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Kristeena Shelby

Sara Negrete
Sara Negrete
Paraprofessionals
Max Ericastilla
Max Ericastilla
Paraprofessionals
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Max Ericastilla

Jenny Sanchez
Jenny Sanchez
Paraprofessionals
Stephanie Weinfeld
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Second/Third Teacher
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Stephanie Weinfeld

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Jessica Tunney
Executive Director/Principal
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Jessica Tunney

Marce Garcia-Karsli
School Office Manager
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Marce Garcia-Karsli

Leslie Lopez
School Office Assistant
Jennifer Selin
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Special Ed Teacher K &1st/2nd
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Jennifer Selin

I am the Education Specialist in the kindergarten and 1st/2nd grade classrooms. I am thrilled to be a part of the TLC community and excited to have the opportunity to help build a school where every student is valued for their unique strengths and abilities. I have two teaching credentials from California State University Northridge, one in English Language Arts and another in Special Education. I went to work for CHIME Elementary in Woodland Hills, and then to WISH Charter School in West Los Angeles. When I’m not reading with students, playing with play-doh, or singing and dancing about phonics, I enjoy sailing and visiting daughters who are away in college.

Elizabeth Hatcher
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Special Ed Teacher TK & 3rd/4th
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Elizabeth Hatcher

I am the Special Education Teacher for TK and the 3rd and 4th grade combo class. I graduated from San Jose State University with a degree in Social Work and received my teaching credential from Cal State University Fullerton. This is my first year teaching and I am excited to be here at TLC!

Leslie James
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Transitional Kindergarten Teacher
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Leslie James

I live in Garden Grove with my husband Tyler and our two amazing daughters. Sidney is 20-years-old and she attends OCC and works at Disneyland. Samantha is 12-years-old and a 7th grader who enjoys cheerleading and crafting. We share our home with our 7 fantastic pets. I enjoy working in my garden, going to the beach, and watching Dodgers baseball! I have taught kindergarten for 5 years, sixth grade for 1 year, and worked as an instructional assistant for special education for 3 years. I look forward to having a positive and productive school year in TK at TLC!

Dione Martinez
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Kindergarten
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Dione Martinez

I am the Kindergarten teacher at TLC. This will be my 16th year teaching and I’m excited to make this my best year yet! I attended UC Irvine where I majored in Political Science and minored in Education. I also received my Credential and Master’s in Education from UCI. Go Anteaters!!! I live in Anaheim Hills with my husband, who is also a teacher, two daughters, and my awesome Maltese; Roxy. I enjoy reading, watching movies and being with friends and family. Something interesting about me is that I love collecting movies and I own over 1,030!

Alysha Olsen
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1st/2nd Grade Teacher
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Alysha Olsen

I was born, raised, and currently live in Orange. I earned my general education teaching credential from Hope International University in 2018. I have a bachelors in Fine Art from Laguna College of Art and Design. I look forward to using my creative side in the 1st/2nd grade classroom and with the rest of the TLC community. I will also be celebrating my marriage to the coolest man ever at the end of this year. If I’m not at school, I’m either sailing around the coast, camping on the beach, or napping on my couch with my cute dog, Guy.

Grace Freeman
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Music Teacher

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Grace Freeman

I’m one of TLC’s music instructors, co-teaching along Miss Justine’s side. I work at Danman’s Music School in Dana Point where I teach private lessons to all ages. I primarily teach ukulele, guitar, piano and voice. I love working with children and helping them play songs they enjoy, as well as guiding them to the point that they feel equipped to make their own music! I’m currently working toward my Music Ed degree at Saddleback College.

Justine Ruiz
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Music Teacher

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Justine Ruiz

I grew up in San Clemente playing music at school, taking piano lessons, and started performing in bands at age 11. I graduated from OCSA’s commercial music program in 2013 and have continued to study at Saddleback. I’ve been teaching private lessons at Danman’s Music School for 6 years and am super excited about this year teaching music to all grades at TLC with Miss Grace!

Sandy Reid
Art Teacher
Fabian Pardo
Paraprofessional
Cassandra Campa
Paraprofessional
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Cassandra Campa

Yesica Valencia
Paraprofessional
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Yesica Valencia

Marissa Fierro
Paraprofessional
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Marissa Fierro

Shelby Kent
Paraprofessional
Heaven Hayden
Paraprofessional
Kevin Foley
Kevin Foley
Paraprofessional
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