The Team

 Patricia Pernin

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Patricia Pernin

 

Administrative Coordinator

Patricia Pernin, Ed.D., serves as the Administrator Coordinator of the Los Angeles Unified School District Intern Credentialing and Added Authorization Program (iCAAP).  She also supported teachers and administrators as the coordinator for Learning Teams and has over 20 years experience as a Mathematics teacher.  Patricia has supported teachers and administrators in the area of Mathematics, facilitated the development of the LAUSD Mathematics Instructional Guide, and coordinated the Pearson Learning Teams program for over 90 schools in LAUSD.  She currently serves as the Regional Director for the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Region 4 Intern Teacher Programs and is also the President of the California Teacher Corps.

patricia.pernin@lausd.net

 Tracy Eagle

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Tracy Eagle

 

Specialist

Tracy Eagle, Ed.D., serves as a Specialist for all Special Education credentials and Added Authorizations in Early Childhood Special Education and Autism Spectrum Disorder for the Intern Credentialing and Added Authorization Program (iCAAP). For over 15 years, Dr. Eagle has worked with both General Education and Special Education Preschool populations. Her research and practice focuses on preparing teachers to work with children and their families. Dr. Eagle is a published writer who has presented at conferences on collaboration, an early childhood general education credential, co-teaching, and the impact of culture on young children with special needs. Currently, Dr. Eagle serves as a member of the Early Childhood Special Education TPE Development Panel for the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

txe6024@lausd.net

 Bonnie Ratner

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Bonnie Ratner

 

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Certificated Recruitment, Selection and Credential Services

Bonnie Ratner is the Human Resources Administrator for the Los Angeles Unified School District Intern Credentialing and Added Authorization Program (iCAAP). She has served the students and community of LAUSD for over 15 years in various roles including elementary school teacher, intervention teacher and coordinator, mathematics coach, and Talent Acquisition Specialist.

bonnie.ratner@lausd.net

 Thierry Rackley

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Thierry Rackley

 

Teacher Expert

Thierry Rackley, M.Ed., oversees the Teacher Induction Program for the Intern Credentialing and Added Authorization Program (iCAAP).  Thierry has taught in LAUSD for over 20 years, serving as an Elementary teacher, Secondary English teacher, and in various positions in Special Education focused on the Moderate to Severe population.  Thierry has also participated in the Career and Transition Program, creating workshops and other vocational training opportunities for student with disabilities.

trackley@lausd.net

 Enrique Felix

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Enrique Felix

 

Teacher Adviser

Enrique Felix serves as a Teacher Adviser for General Education Multiple Subject in the Intern Credentialing and Added Authorization Program (iCAAP). Enrique has 12 years of education experience, as an elementary school teacher, Intervention Coordinator, and a Math/History Instructional Fellow. He served as Lead Teacher for Pepperdine University’s Urban Education Program. He has devoted the last five years collaborating with colleagues across the nation in developing instructional strategies and shifts through the Common Core State Standards. Enrique firmly believes that to foster a growth mindset and narrow the achievement gap for our students, full and immediate access to a guaranteed and viable curriculum must take place.

exf8735@lausd.net

 Yinka Dallas

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Yinka Dallas

 

Teacher Adviser

Yinka Dallas serves as a Teacher Adviser for Special Education in the Intern Credentialing and Added Authorization Program (iCAAP). Yinka holds M.S. degrees in both Special Education and Educational Leadership. She has 14 years of educational experience serving students with disabilities and their families. Her career in education began as a special education para- professional serving students with mild, moderate, and severe exceptionalities. Yinka provided services to grades 9-12 as a Special Day math and science teacher for 9 years. She served as a Special Education Department Chair for over 5 years, a mentor teacher, on leadership teams, and recently provided support as a school site Special Education Support Provider for 2.5 years.

yod2490@lausd.net

 Stephen Maccarone

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Stephen Maccarone

 

Teacher Adviser

Stephen Maccarone serves as a Teacher Adviser for Special Education with the Intern Credentialing and Added Authorization Program (iCAAP). Stephen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from California State University, Northridge along with an Education Specialist Credential for Students with Moderate/Severe Disabilities. Stephen has been with LAUSD for 19 years, starting his career as a paraprofessional where he worked with students with autism, intellectual disabilities, and emotional disturbances across all grade levels. As a teacher he provided academic, behavioral, and vocational education to students with autism for 9 years. He also helped facilitate the creation of his school’s first student-run enterprise. Stephen has also served as his school's Department Chair and an Instructional Leadership Team member.

snm3706@lausd.net

 Patty Enriquez

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Patty Enriquez

 Teacher Adviser

Patty Enriquez serves as a Teacher Adviser for the Los Angeles Unified School District Intern Credentialing and Added Authorization Program (iCAAP). She has served the students and community of LAUSD for over 25 years in various roles including as a paraprofessional, an elementary, middle and high school teacher and literacy coach. Patty has spent the last 10 years as a Reading Specialist teaching, training and coaching teachers, administrators and families throughout the district. Patty facilitated the development of the Reading and Literacy Added Authorization harnessing current research in literacy, reading disabilities, dyslexia and proven effective methodologies.

 Jose Pallares

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Jose Pallares

 

Teacher Adviser

Jose A. Pallares II, M.S., serves as a Teacher Adviser for the Intern Credentialing and Added Authorization Program (iCAAP). Jose has had the privilege of working with students with moderate to severe disabilities for over twenty years, serving as a paraprofessional, a health care assistant, supervising special education assistant and for the last eight year as a special education teacher working students with Autism, Intellectual Disabilities and Multiple Disabilities Orthopedic. He did this at both the comprehensive campus and Special Education Centers (SEC). During his time at the SECs Mr. Pallares focused on behavior management and vocational skills preparing his student to become productive members of their communities. Mr. Pallares was recognized by the Los Angeles Unified School District, Board of Education for his creation of Nobles Club, which was a lunch time inclusionary program that brought together students with moderate to severe disabilities and their typical peers.

jap5127@lausd.net

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 Support Staff

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 Secretary

Jakira Terrance

jakira.terrance@lausd.net

General Inquiries

Credentialing and Added Authorization Programs

DistrictInternProgram@lausd.net

(213) 241-5466