My name is Valeria Annichiarico, but most people around LCS know me as Val. I recently graduated in May 2017 from Loyola Marymount University with my Master of Arts in Educational Psychology. I absolutely LOVE my job and I am so excited to be a part of the LCS family!
Where did you go to school and what was your major?
Cal State Long Beach - Psychology Loyola Marymount University - School Psychology
What is your highest degree held?
Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Educational Psychology Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degree in School Psychology California Pupil Personnel Services (P.P.S.) Credential in School Psychology
Why did you want to be a teacher/work in education?
I chose to work in education because I believe that education is extremely valuable. I want to help ALL students reach their full potential and make sure that every student has equal opportunities in their learning and development.
How long have you been teaching/working in education?
What is your favorite thing about LCS?
My favorite thing about LCS is our goal to achieve excellence in being a diverse school community. And the notion that together, with our teachers, staff, community, parents, and students; we can achieve anything.
What was your favorite book when you were the age of your students?
I was and still am a HUGE Harry Potter fan!