Meet Our Principal



Welcome to Ánimo Pat Brown Charter High School! 


Our school is committed to changing the landscape of public education so that every child can be successful in college, leadership, and life. We proudly serve the Florence-Firestone neighborhood and surrounding communities, providing free, high quality, college-prep education. Whether you are a parent looking for a small school with a culture of learning for your child, or a community member looking to help change lives through education, we are eager to work with you.


Brain Reed



Our Team

We care about our students and community, and we are proud to serve all students. 

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Staff Directory

First Name Last Name Position
Aida Avila-Rubio School Operations Manager
Milena Beliso English Teacher
Michael Bordagaray Math Teacher
Alison Brown Assistant Principal
Sadoc Caraballo Spanish Teacher
Eric Choi Math Teacher
Kyle Cieply Physical Education Teacher
Amanda Coak English Teacher
Kenia Cruz College Success Advisor
Robert Daniell Physics Teacher
Madeline Edelman English Teacher
Melissa Espiritu English Teacher
Gillian Gamboa Math Teacher
Christopher Garcia Castro Campus Aide/Security Guard
Rolando Granados Instructional Aide
Edward Hinojosa Social Science Teacher
Yun Jang Social Science Teacher
Moses Kulee Counselor
Uriah Lee English Teacher
Liliana Magdaleno English Teacher
Dolores Medina Spanish Teacher
Christine Mendez Office Assistant
Andrew Mendoza Math Teacher
Noel Nevarez Rodriguez English Teacher
Lezeta Ocampo Parent Coordinator
Tracy Ohara Biology Teacher
Leticia Oregel-Reyes Counselor
Nathaniel Pickering English Teacher
Hilda Ramos Perez Math Teacher
Melissa Roselman Chemistry Teacher
Miguel Sandoval De La Torre History Teacher
Lauren Shiokari Math Teacher
Joel Snyder Social Studies Teacher
Brian Thomas-Reed Principal
Aaron Veek Math Teacher
Michelle Wilson Assistant Principal
Jenny Wu Resource Specialist Teacher

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