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Mr. Alberto Paredes (click to email)

Mr. Alberto Paredes is an outstanding educator who has enjoyed a very productive career as an upper elementary teacher, an elementary assistant principal, and an elementary school principal.  Mr. Paredes brings a wealth of experience in school leadership and working with a diverse student population.  He is a graduate of California State University Dominguez Hills and Loyola Marymount University. Alberto is an outstanding advocate for both students and teachers and has a strong record of parent and community involvement in his school.

School Psychologist

Mrs. Ayana Cadres (click to email) 

 Coming soon 

School Counselor

Mr. Jorge Paz (click to email)

Mr. Jorge Paz began his career in the private sector with Torres Martinez Tribal and Stars Behavioral Health Group after earning his Bachelor’s in Sociology/ Communication Studies with a concentration in Interaction and Group Relations. He earned his Master’s degree in School Counseling along with his PPS School Counseling Credential, both from CSULB. He has worked in the private sector as: a drug/ alcohol counselor, foster care counselor, and gang intervention counselor. He then made the switch to Lynwood Unified School District with Marco Antonio Firebaugh High School in 2007. He transitioned to Animo Phillis Wheatley Middle School in 2010. He has served his schools in various capacities such as: Safe and Civil lead, School Advisory Council Chair, and school Dean.  Mr. Paz is excited to work with such a  stellar and experienced staff.  He is looking forward to learning from each one of his colleagues and working with you the Anza community.



Ms. Stephanie Kinsella (click to email)
 Bio Coming soon