Mrs. Amoreena Castañeda » Ms. Castañeda/English Teacher

Ms. Castañeda/English Teacher

Welcome to Garfield High School!
 
I was raised in East Los Angeles and I am proud to serve in the community that has provided me with so much cultural capital and pride. I have worked as a secondary teacher in LAUSD since 2007 and have taught grades 7-12. My goal, each day, is to facilitate a learning experience for students that provides interpersonal and academic validation--one that will positively impact students toward greater academic success. 
 
Office Hours:
Monday: 12:50pm-1:15pm
 
 
Education:
* BA in English: California State University, Los Angeles 
*Secondary Credential, English: Whittier College 
* MA/Admin Cred in Urban Educational Leadership: California State University, Northridge 
* Current Doctoral Student at Claremont Graduate University--School of Educational Studies, Policy Evaluation     & Reform.