Carla Anda has over 11 years of experience working with children, adolescents and families from diverse backgrounds. Carla received her B.S from the University of La Verne where she studied psychology. After finishing her undergraduate studies, Carla decided to pursue her passion with working with children and enrolled in graduate school. She received her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of La Verne. After she graduated, she worked with foster and probation age youth as a clinical therapist in a group home. Carla then decided to pursue another graduate degree in school counseling and received her Pupil Personnel Services Credential from the University of Redlands in order to be a school counselor. She is passionate about working with children and creating a safe and positive environment that fosters growth. She enjoys hiking, traveling and spending time with her family, friends, and dog Minnie.
Blanca Angeles will be starting her third year at LFCSA. She brings with her 10 years of experience in the classroom. Her core competencies include being organized, energetic, but, most of all, fun. As she returns to work with the K/1 age group she is looking foward to having another awesome year.
Jackie has been working in school settings for 10 years.This is her third year here at LFCSA and she’s had a great experience working here. One thing she looks forward to everyday is working with children and teachers. She is a fun and loving person! She is the mom of a 13 year old girl and a 5 year old boy and they are her biggest joy. She has been married for 13 years and counting. When she is not at work, Jackie really enjoys being home spending time with family and friends. She has a BA in Psychology and plans to obtain her Masters Degree in Child Development in the near future.
Chelsea is a Resource Specialist Teacher at LFCSA. A motto that she values for herself and her students is ‘give it your best, don’t settle for less!’ This year starts her eighth year of teaching and she looks forward to another year of collaborating and innovating with her colleagues and students. As an artist, educator and mother of two, she values interdisciplinary lessons and learning…. her life is interdisciplinary! In her free time, Chelsea enjoys swimming, walking, singing, reading, drawing, yoga and going to the beach with her family.
Silvia is in her 7th year working at LFCSA. Both her and her husband are from Van Nuys, CA. They have a three year old daughter named Izzy. Things she enjoy outside of work are spending time with her family, theme parks like Disneyland, going to the park, and visiting her family in Idaho.