Teachers Sites Directory

My name is Mary Ven and I am honored to be a part of such a strong team of teachers who share the same philosophy and love for children.  Our days and weeks will be filled with many wonderful experiences and opportunities for learning and growing.  I am excited for the opportunity to work with you and your child this year! read more

Mrs.Neoma G. Lorenzo
Mrs. Lorenzo holds a Multiple Subject Clear Credential and a CLAD Certificate. She earned her Bachelors' Degree in Elementary Education (BSEEd) and her 28 MA units in Science at the Philippine Normal University in Manila, Philippines. She also went to Santa Monica College in CA to earn 15 more units in Early Chilhood Education. read more

Ms.Laurel Henry
Laurel Henry has been a kindergarten teacher for thirteen years.  Miss Henry has taught at Wisdom Academy for Young Scientists for three years.  Prior to teaching at WAYS, Miss Henry taught in another South Los Angeles Charter School.  She was in government administration for over twenty years before returning to school to pursue her credential.  read more

Ms.Danielle Lawson
My name is Danielle Lawson and this is my third year teaching second grade at Wisdom Academy for Young Scientists. I received my Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies from California State University, Northridge.  Upon graduation, I continued my education at CSUN and earned my Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. read more

Hello! My name is Olivia Sam and this is going to be my second year teaching at WAYS. I grew up in La Puente, California and I attended University of California, Los Angeles (Go Bruins!) I graduated with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Sociology with a double emphasis in Education as well as Developmental Psychology. read more

Ms.Latoya Taylor

Hello my new WAYS family! This is my first year but prior to WAYS, I worked for another charter school in LA.  I believe in high expectations and will work hard to give as much help as possible to reach our goals.  I have a BA and Credential from CSU Long Beach and am finishing my MA at CSUDH.  I look forward to collaborating with the Ways family to allow our students to soar!

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Hello! My name is Ms. Trice I am the new third grade teacher at Wisdom Academy on Manchester. I was born and raised in southern California. I went to college at University of California, Irvine. Then I continued my education and received my masters in education from Pepperdine University. read more