Leadership

LEADERSHIP TEAM - Equipo de Liderazgo
MPC 
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 High School - 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 three wonderful children.
 
 
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Dorenyse Diaz
Assistant Principal
of Student Supports
 

As the Assistant Principal of Student Supports, Dorenyse works closely with our Counseling Center, Special Education team, Culture team, and our educators at CNCA Miramar to ensure we uphold our promise to students and families of providing an education that values the whole child. She manages and creates our systems for intervention, in-class support, community partnerships, and school culture and community. This is the first role of its kind at Camino Nuevo Miramar as it was designed to fit the needs and enhance the strengths and community cultural wealth our students and families bring to our school every day. Ms. Díaz also supports our Spanish department in developing our students’ abilities to be well-rounded, bi-literate and bi-cultural by the time they graduate from CNCA Miramar. 

 

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

 
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Saul Jimenez
College Counselor

As the College Counselor, Mr. Jimenez manages all student schedules to enroll in college-bound classes.  He works closely with all teachers and staff to promote higher secondary learning past high school.  The end goal is that students will be ready to apply to private, local and state universities across the nation by their senior year.  As an active member of the Leadership Team here at Miramar, Mr. Jimenez brings a wide range of expertise to support all students.  Mr. Jimenez's skills range from working as a Case Manager/Counselor with at-risk youth and their families to working as an Instructor/Data Manager at Los Angeles Pierce College with incoming freshmen and young adults.  Mr. Jimenez works creatively with all grade levels, especially with the 12th-grade class to ensure all students successfully get accepted to 4-year universities and effectively transition into a new journey.

 

Mr. Jimenez earned a Bachelor of Arts from California State University, Northridge in Liberal Studies and later pursued a double Masters of Art from Phillip Graduate University in Educational Counseling with a Pupil Personnel Services Credential and in Marriage & Family Therapy.  He was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley.  He enjoys the beach, hiking trails and playing basketball.

 

 
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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 the 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 of two boys.