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Dr. Travis Brandy,

Community of Schools Administrator

Dr. Travis D. Brandy is a life-long educator, who has spent the last 20 years working in public education, having served communities in a variety of area in Los Angeles. Dr. Brandy began his career as a special education teacher at a Washington Preparatory High School before serving as an administrator in the division of special education. Since, he has been a high school assistant principal, served as both middle and high school Principal, Director of Secondary Instruction, and now is excited to serve as the Administrator of the Hollywood Community of Schools.

Paulina Barberena

Parent Educator Support Assistant (Spanish)

Paulina Barberena has 9 years of experience supporting parents and families in the LAUSD community. Paulina is bilingual and will be supporting Hollywood Community of Schools parents/guardians with resources, training workshops to support students in school.

Leigh Ann Orr,

TK-12 Instructional Coach

Leigh Ann always wanted to be a teacher and this has taken her many places since growing up in Texas. She has taught middle and high school in semi-rural Texas, the South Side of Chicago, urban Botswana, and LAUSD. She has worked in teacher education in Boston, Pittsburgh, Guinea-Bissau, South Africa and supported teachers in LAUSD. Most recently, Leigh Ann was the proud principal of Boyle Heights Continuation High School. Leigh Ann lives with her daughter, granddaughter, and cat and enjoys listening to podcasts while quilting.

Trenekia Gilmore,

System of Support Advisor

Trenekia Gilmore has 20 years of experience as a school psychologist in the LAUSD community. She has worked at elementary and secondary schools in the Local Districts- West, South, East, and Central- serving specialized populations such as Foster Care, Students with disabilities, and at-risk populations. Trenekia utilizes an ecological approach and culturally relevant pedagogy that successfully impacts student outcomes in special education, general education, at-risk specialized groups, MTSS, socio-emotional learning, and community building.