K-12 Educators & Advocates

Many individuals contribute to the success of this all-volunteer outreach program. Among these are the K-12 educators, parent-educator affiliates, and higher education advocates. Program Directors appreciate any additional help from the K-12 community in supporting children at the earlier ages. They wish to recognize the following K-12 educational advocates who have provided support at many levels (e.g., recruiting students, arranging program activities, disseminating information, adopting new engineering-related classroom activities, endorsing girl-exclusive programs, etc.). Names of individuals are shown below along with year(s) of participation in the program.

Principals
Kimberley Baril (International Elementary School, LBUSD):  2011, 2012
Laura Brown (Kennedy Elementary School, Compton USD):  2011, 2012
Richard Littlejohn (Edison Elementary School, LBUSD):  2011, 2012, 2013
Christopher Lund (Roosevelt Elementary School, LBUSD):  2011
Kimberly Weber (Chavez Elementary School, LBUSD):  2011, 2012, 2013

Teachers
Edward Avila (Webster Elementary School, LBUSD):  2012 
Lamarr Biffle (Jordan High School, LBUSD):  2013
Patricia Brown (Edison Elementary School, LBUSD):  2013
Victor Jimenez (Washington Middle School, LBUSD)
:  2012
Kathleen Lyttle (Edison Elementary School, LBUSD):  2011, 2012, 2013
Rita McVay (California Academy of Mathematics & Science, LBUSD):  2013
Debra Palmer (Chavez Elementary School, LBUSD)
:  2012
Jill Ridgers (Webster Elementary School, LBUSD):  2012
Cory Schultz (Roosevelt Elementary School, LBUSD):  2012

Counselors & Paraprofessionals
Rhonda Austin (Kennedy Elementary School, Compton USD):  2011, 2012, 2013
AnneMarie Balmeo (Chavez Elementary School, LBUSD):  2011, 2012, 2013
Christine Benoff (Roosevelt Elementary School, LBUSD):  2012
Deborah Goodlow (International Elementary School, LBUSD):  2011, 2012
Rosa Gonzalez (Roosevelt Elementary School, LBUSD):  2012
Rodney Miller (Edison Elementary School, LBUSD):  2011, 2012
Doreen Millar (Chavez Elementary School, LBUSD): 2011, 2012

Parent/Teacher Association & Educational Affiliates
Rebecca Ara (New City Public Elementary School, LBUSD):  2012
Mara Bird (Fremont Elementary School, LBUSD):  2012
David Braunstein (MESA Schools Program Academic Coordinator, CSULB):  2011, 2012
Jeri Polizzotto (Petersen Elementary School, Huntington Beach High School District):  2013
Frederick Trahan (Bunche Elementary School, Compton USD):  2012

Maribel Villegas (New City Public Elementary School, LBUSD):  2012
Mimi Vogel (Peterson Elementary School, Huntington Beach High School District):  2012