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 Program and oversees the General Education Single Subject Program.  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

 Bonnie Ratner

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Bonnie Ratner

 

Specialist

Certificated Recruitment, Selection and Credential Services

Bonnie Ratner is the Human Resources Administrator for the Los Angeles Unified School District Intern Program. 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

 Brian Muller

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Brian Muller

 

Teacher Adviser

Brian Muller, Ed.D, serves as a Teacher Adviser for the Single Subject and the Teaching Permit for Statutory Leave Programs, and is an Instructional Facilitator and Curriculum Developer for the District Intern Program. A graduate of the District Intern Program, he has 20 years of classroom teaching with LAUSD, and holds credentials in English, Physics, and Foundational Math, in addition to having earned National Board Certification. Brian has served on LAUSD’s Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Committee, and on the State’s Instructional Quality Commission.

 

bam4367@lausd.net

 Carla Smith

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Carla Smith

 

Teacher Adviser

Carla Smith, M.Ed., serves as a Teacher Adviser with the Special Education Program, Curriculum Developer, and Instructional Faculty Member for the District Intern Program. Carla has 17 years of experience serving students Pre-K to 5th Grade in Special Education Mild to Moderate programs. She has focused her last four years as a Program Specialist serving preschool students and families, and supporting various school site staff and personnel.

 

csmith15@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 District Intern Program. 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

 Felissa Luque

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Felissa Luque

 

Specialist 

Felissa Luque, Ed.D., serves as a Specialist for the District Intern Program.  Felissa currently oversees the Preliminary General Education Multiple Subject and Bilingual Authorization Programs.  She has served with the Clear Education Specialist Induction Program (CESIP) and DI Induction Program (DIIP) where she was a trainer of trainers for the Formative Assessment for California Teachers (FACT) System, an Instructional Facilitator and a Support Provider for various participating teachers.  As a Literacy Coach in Local District 5, Felissa designed and delivered Professional Development and provided classroom support for teachers.  Prior to her role as a Literacy Coach, Felissa was an Elementary teacher at 28th Street Elementary in Local District 5.

 

felissa.luque@lausd.net

 Richard Clement Wu

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Richard Clement Wu

 

Teacher Adviser

Richard Clement Wu serves as a Teacher Adviser in Data, Assessments, Technology, and Analysis, Instructional Faculty Member, and Curriculum Developer for the District Intern Programs.  He also serves as a Lead Assessor for Evaluation Systems, facilitating the redesign of the California Teaching Performance Assessment for General Education.  He has taught Film Production, Mathematics, Technology, and Visual Performing Arts, while supporting teachers, administrators, and staff as Technology Coordinator in both comprehensive and K-12 Social Justice pilot schools.  His work with LAUSD and Charter Schools was recognized and awarded by the Today Show, National Association for Alternative Certification, and Office of Environmental Health and Safety.  In addition to 10 years of corporate experience, Richard serves on two Boards of Directors and one Advisory Board.

 

richard.c.wu@lausd.net

 Thierry Rackley

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Thierry Rackley

 

Teacher Adviser

Thierry Rackley, M.Ed., overseeing the Clear Education Specialist Induction Program (CESIP) and the District Intern Induction Program (DIIP).  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

 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 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

 Yinka Dallas

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Yinka Dallas

 

Teacher Adviser

Yinka Dallas serves as a Teacher Adviser for Special Education in the District Intern Program. 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

 Support Staff

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Support Staff

 

 

Office Technician

Sharon Morris

sam4270@lausd.net

 

 

Secretary

Erika Dodge

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General Inquiries

Credentialing and Added Authorization Programs (CAAP)

DistrictInternProgram@lausd.net

(213) 241-5466

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