Miramar Campus High School

-Todavía tenemos una cantidad limitada de espacios disponibles para los grados 9 al 12 este próximo año escolar. Llame al 213-240-8700 para mas información.- | -We still have a limited amount of seats available for 9th thru 12th grade this upcoming school year.  Call 213-240-8700 for more information.-

Leadership

LEADERSHIP TEAM - Equipo de Liderazgo
Marisol Pineda Conde
Principal
 
 
As the Principal, Marisol is tasked with setting the vision and effectively ensuring that Miramar is preparing students to be college-ready, college bound, agents of social change. She is responsible for ensuring that all students leave Miramar with the skills and knowledge necessary to meet the demands of the 21st century. 
 
Prior to becoming principal, she was the Assistant Principal of the Camino Nuevo Dalzell Lance Campus where she had been an educator for the past six years. Her journey in education began in college where she had the opportunity to work with the Breakthrough Collaborative in San Juan Capistrano. Soon after, she began teaching US History and Advanced Placement Government at Camino Nuevo High School- Dalzell Lance Campus through the Teach For America program.
 
Marisol received a BA degree in Government from Harvard University, an MA in Urban Education from Loyola Marymount University, and an MA in Charter School Administration from California State University Dominguez Hills where she also completed the Charter & Autonomous School Leadership Academy (CASLA) program. She is married and mother to two wonderful children.
 
 
 
Jessica Rendon
Assistant Principal
of Language & Literacy
 

 

As the Assistant Principal of Language and Literacy, Jessica is responsible for both the day-to-day and long-term plans related to language development and student literacy at CNCA Miramar. She works closely with both the English and History departments in order to engage them in, and support them with, the important work of moving students toward college level reading proficiency and developing professional communication skills. Jessica has just entered her 10th year in education, specifically in Los Angeles area charter schools, where she taught all levels of English Language Arts, as well as served as Teacher Coach and Director of Professional Development.

Jessica completed her Bachelor of Arts in English at the University of California, Los Angeles, a Masters of Secondary Education at Loyola Marymount University, as well as a Masters of Educational Leadership and California State University, Fullerton.

Dorenyse Diaz
Assistant Principal
of Instruction
 

As the Assistant Principal of Instruction, Dorenyse works closely with our Math Department at CNCA Miramar to move our students towards profound math literacy by actively combating math trauma through culturally responsive Math instruction. She supports our Special Education Department in creating an inclusive, responsive, and (dis)ability-justice centered learning environment for all of our students. She also supports our Spanish and Physical Education departments in developing our students’ abilities to be well-rounded, active, bi-literate and bi-cultural by the time they graduate from CNCA Miramar. 

 

Dorenyse completed her Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Global Studies at Azusa Pacific University. 

 
Joan Mendoza
Dean of Culture

 

 

 

 

Flor Gonzalez
Student & Family Services Coordinator
 

As the Student & Family Services Coordinator, Flor González is responsible for being the bridge between Miramar and families.  She does this by developing ongoing relationships with the community to share information about the school.  Flor identifies community resources for parents and workshops on topics of key concerns.  She create opportunities for parents who have limited English or Spanish proficiency or are under-represented because of social economics or racial barriers.  She helps parents participate in education initiatives and enrichment workshops.

 

Flor understands and respects the diversity of families’ economical, linguistic, cultural backgrounds and situations.  She has an open door policy to meet the needs of the families she services.  Flor currently attends LACC and she is a semester shy from transferring to a university in pursuit of an Anthropology Bachelor’s Degree. She loves to travel, art, and cats.

Jesse Buendia
Operations Coordinator
As the Operations Coordinator, Jesse is tasked with keeping the school in compliance, ensuring it operates smoothly and provides support to the administration team. Prior to Camino Nuevo, Jesse worked in similar capacities for 3 different schools (Holy Trinity High School, Intrinsic Schools and Uno Charter School Network) in Chicago. Jesse is a Chicago native. 
 
He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and obtained his Masters in Educational Policy from the University of Illinois-Chicago. New to LA, he likes to explore and as a foodie, is in search for the perfect taco.
 
 
Gloria Hernandez
College Counselor
 

Gloria Hernandez was born and raised in the City of Compton, where she developed a passion to help youth pursue higher education. Her experiences include, working for the UC Berkeley: Destination College Advising Corps, the San Francisco College Access Center, and most recently as the GEAR UP Coordinator at John C. Fremont High School in South Los Angeles. She has over 8 years of experience in college access work and student development.

 

Gloria completed her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley and obtained her Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology with a Pupil Personnel Services Credential from the University of San Francisco.

 

 
Maria Vasquez
Office Manager
As the Office Manager, Maria is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the office. Maria strongly believes in the mission of Camino Nuevo and makes sure that every student, parent and staff member is supported in their journey at Miramar. She is the human resources liaison on campus and prepares payroll for processing. She manages all aspects of the Accounts Payable for the school. Maria and the Office Team are the first to welcome our families to the Wolf Pack!
 
Prior to becoming office manager, Maria started her career in education in 2007 with LAUSD’s Beyond the Bell after-school programs in which she served families of the El Sereno and Pico Union areas.  She was introduced to CNCA through her non-profit work with Playworks in 2011, where she worked at the Burlington Campus to structure their recess program and support with positive school culture.  She continued to support the Burlington Campus in the office where she further developed her skills and supported in different capacities until 2015.  She joined Team Miramar in May 2015.
 
Maria is in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in business administration. She is an amateur succulent gardener, enjoys a good book, arts & crafts, DIY projects and is an avid Dodger fan. Maria is married and a mother to a beautiful baby boy named David.