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Parent Volunteers

Parents help Palms in many ways, augmenting the work of the school staff.

See Leaders for some volunteers from Friends of Palms and PTSA.

See Volunteer Opportunities for ways that you can help.

The Palms website is managed by community volunteer Neil Cuadra.

Other Staff

To phone an extension, dial 310-253-nnnn where nnnn is the extension.

Staff List
Position  Name Phone Contact
Building & Grounds

Mr. Emilio Ramirez

Mr. Anthony Jefferson

Cafeteria Manager Mr. Jose Sandoval extension 7640 or 310-839-6464  
Camp Palms Leader Ms. Terri Andersen   see below
Campus Aide Ms. Helen Perez    
College and Career Counseling Coordinator Ms. Veronica Arevalo   see below
Counseling Office Assistant and Credit Clerk Ms. Valerie Giles extension 7616 email
Dean of Students Mrs. Tracey Fields-Coleman extension 7624 see below
English Learners (EL) Coordinator Mrs. Keani Romero extension 7643 see below
Financial Manager and Student Store

Mr. Sidney Santos

Assistant: Ms. Maria Ramirez


email Mr. Santos

Food Services Ms. Marlene Cisneros    
GATE Coordinator   see below

Mr. Adam Frankel

  see below
Librarian volunteer Ms. Shelly Felmann   email
Main Office Administrative Assistant Mrs. Ruby Gold extension 7614 email
Magnet Coordinator Ms. Kelly Cohen extension 7642 see below
Magnet Office Technician

Ms. Yvette Green

extension 7641 email
Office Technician

Ms. Martha Martinez Gudino


Parent Community Representative

Ms. KimMarie Johnson-Roussell extension 7631 email
Plant Manager

Mr. Hector Dominguez

extension 7635  
Pupil Services and Attendance Counselor Mrs. Gabriella Avila extension 7626 see below
School Nurse

A rotating team of nurses from the Hamilton Community of Schools

extension 7619


School Psychologist

Ms. Lauren Adams

was: Ms. Amanda Strang

extension 7632  
Senior Leadership Coordinator Ms. Aries Rivera   see below
Sixth Grade Leadership Coordinator Mr. Yong Kim   see below
School Climate Advocate Ms. Faith Boyd-Swain extension 7623 see below
Special Education Assistant Ms. Teneka Abel extension 7618  
Special Education Assistant

Ms. Maria Lozano

Ms. Amy Miko

extension 7618  
Special Education Office Technician Ms. Martha Martinez    
Speech-Language Pathologist Ms. Lauren Schuchman   email
Student Services Office Technician

Ms. Valerie Saulsberry

extension 7627


Testing Coordinator Mrs. Keani Romero   see below
Title I Coordinator

Ms. Veronica Arevalo

extension 7626 see below
UTLA Chapter Chair Mr. David Martinez   see below

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  Terri Andersen Teacher
  Veronica Arevalo College and Career Counseling Coordinator
  Gabriella Avila Pupil Services and Attendance Counselor
  Faith Boyd-Swain School Climate Advocate
  Kelly Cohen Magnet Coordinator
  Tracey Fields-Coleman Dean of Students
  Adam Frankel Teacher Librarian
  Yong Kim Teacher
  David Martinez Teacher
  Aries Rivera Teacher
  Keani Romero Teacher
  Sujin Shin Counselor