Summer Academic Program for Elementary School Students

  • Summer Academic Program for Elementary School Students
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    “Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” – Carl Sagan

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    “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” –Maya Angelou

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    "If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it." – William Arthur Ward

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    “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” ― W.B. Yeats

Teacher Profiles

Barbara Hudock

SAPESS Class

  • Language Arts Teacher

Education

  • B.A., Sociology, Brooklyn College
  • M.A., Early Childhood Education

Credential

  • New York Teaching Credential
  • California Teaching Credential

Teaching Experience

  • Mirman School for Gifted Children
  • Santa Monica Unified School District
  • Heschel Day School
  • Las Virgines Unified School District

SAPESS Teacher

  • 2001-2011, 2013-2019

Cindy Kamin

Cindy Kamin

SAPESS Class

  • Arts & Crafts Teacher

Education

  • A.A. Advertising Art + Design, S.U.N.Y. at Farmingdale
  • A.A. Liberal Arts + Science, Pierce College, Woodland Hills
  • B.A. Art + Art Education, California State University, Northridge
  • Certificate, DBAE (Discipline Based Art Education), The Getty Museum
  • Certificate, Environmental + Interior Design, UCLA

Credential

  • CA Single Subject Art Credential, California State University, Northridge

Teaching Experience

  • Over 25 years in various local private schools
  • Castlebay Lane Charter Elementary School

SAPESS Teacher

  • 2016, 2014–2019 (Arts & Crafts Elective Teacher)

Jeff Sumner

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SAPESS Class

Music & Theater Arts

Education

  • B.A., Musical Theater, Illinois Wesleyan UniversityCredential

Teaching Experience

  • Currently teaching at JAXX Theatricals
  • Previous experience as an educator, director, choreographer, and performer.
  • SAEP teacher since: 2019

Jennifer Yanez

SAPESS Class

Science

Education

  • B.A., Liberal Studies, California State University Northridge, 1994

Teaching Experience

  • Special Education and General Education (All subjects)