Recreation Director Jose has more than 10 years of experience in the non-profit sector, including serving as teen center director for Boys and Girls Club of Burbank. He is currently pursuing a BA in liberal studies from University of Phoenix. He joined the Wooten Center as program director of recreation in July 2022.
Program Manager Victor has been a math teacher for public schools and youth centers for more than 13 years, including five years at the Wooten Center where he serves largely in private tutoring, homework assistance, tutor onboarding and STEM instruction. He has an AA in animation from Santa Monica College and is completing a BA in math at Western Governor University.
Program Specialist Marissa is currently attending Santa Monica College majoring in English to pursue a career as an attorney. She was a student at the Wooten Center for more than 10 years, including serving as a teen helper. The center hired her last year as staff while she attends school.
Executive Director Corey joined our Wooten family in December 2022 after a career spanning some 30 years in youth center administration, including 12 years as executive director at Challengers Boys and Girls Club in South LA. Corey has a BS in health and physical education/fitness from Cal Poly Pomona and is in his last class completing an MA in sports administration from Southern New Hampshire University. Corey grew up in South LA and is committed to helping other students here achieve.
Program Specialist Jason is a current student at El Camino Community College where he is studying Psychology. Jason is a math teacher at the center and also helps engage students in fun and enriching activities in virtual playground.
Program Administrator Angelica was raised in Watts and is currently enrolled at Cerritos College where she is majoring in Nursing and Computer Science. Her passion is to help inspire students in Computer Science and Engineering just as others have inspired her. In her role she assists with student and parent activities and daily operations at the center.
Education Director Beverly has over 30 years of experience supporting educational and non-profit industries, including over 12 years as a professional development senior trainer and mentor for the out-of- school time workforce for California School-Age Consortium. Beverly is pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy at Grand Canyon University. She has a bachelor’s in psychology from CSULA and a master’s in organizational psychology.
Family Outreach Specialist Rosie started working as our program administrator in 2014 when her daughter was enrolled in our afterschool program. Her daughter has since graduated from college while Rosie was promoted to her current position serving as our primary parent contact. Rosie studied interior design and has an extensive background in administration and business management.
Program Specialist Fonte is a science teacher at Soleil Academy and has multiple years in coaching both football and basketball. Fonte graduated from California State University, Northridge with a bachelors in Africana Studies in 2021
Associate Director Christelle has a bachelor's degree in educational services management from CSU Long Beach. She oversees daily operations for our afterschool and summer programs, including supervising our staff, interns and volunteers and assisting our executive director with program development and administration. Christelle started as a volunteer tutor in 2011 and is dedicated to helping our students excel. She teaches our weekly world languages and culture with cooking class.
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우텐센터에는 배려심 많은 영혼들이 있습니다. 모든 교직원은 학생들이 최선을 다할 수 있도록 최선을 다하고 있습니다. 그들은 또한 가족처럼 함께 일하고, 인내심을 갖고 아이들에게 교훈을 주고, 우리의 사명이 요구하는 안전하고 양육적인 환경을 위해 항상 노력합니다. 학생들을 위해 헌신해 주신 모든 분들께 감사드립니다.
Wooten의 모든 직원은 California School-Age Consortium/National Afterschool Association, LA 카운티 교육청, Center for Nonprofit Management, Compass Point, Southern California College Access Network를 포함한 기관에서 제공하는 지속적인 교육 및 네트워킹 기회에 참여하는 대학 졸업생 또는 학생입니다. , Grantmanship Center, LA 카운티 공중 보건 및 기타.
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빅터 케이시, 교육 전문가
Marissa Castor, 프로그램 코디네이터
교육 전문가 Jason Love
나오미 멕스웨인 전무이사
Isidra Person-Lynn, 교육 전문가
Christelle Telesford, 부국장
Christiane Townsend, 교육 이사